Sanpete County

Sanpete County, Utah

160 N Main St
Manti, UT 84642
Phone: (435) 835-2131
Fax: (435) 835-2135

In central UT, south of Provo; original county; organized 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: Corruption of San Pitch, name of the Ute Indian chieftain whose people lived in the region.

Area (sq mi):: 1602.66 (land 1588.11; water 14.55) Population per square mile: 15.10
Population 2005: 24,044 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 5.60%; 1990-2000 40.00% Population 2000: 22,763 (White 90.50%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 6.60%; Asian 0.50%; Other 6.90%). Foreign born: 4.80%. Median age: 25.30
Income 2000: per capita $12,442; median household $33,042; Population below poverty level: 15.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,142-$16,275
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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State Bank currently operates 13 full-service offices and the new unit will be its first office located in Sanpete County.
"Now we're looking to build a subdivision in Sanpete County where land is cheap and our homes can be sold for $270,000 and we still make the same 20 percent there as on our million-dollar homes up here.
Through the potential transaction, Orofino will secure oil and gas leases in Sanpete County, located in central Utah, and the San Juan basin, as well as leases in the Four Corners area, a region in the US consisting of southwestern Colorado, northwestern New Mexico, northeastern Arizona and southeastern Utah.
Sanpete County Sheriff's Deputy Eric Zeeman said around 1,500 people had been evacuated, adding that it was hard to give an exact number because the fire had spread rapidly and the area included permanent residences and part-time dwellings.
Brody Keisel, the county attorney for Sanpete County there, said Monday that Embleton was charged in 2009 with delivery of a controlled substance, and to resolve the case pleaded guilty to attempted delivery of a controlled substance.
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of Sanpete County, Utah, is one of the few fully integrated turkey producing and marketing cooperatives in the United States.
The publications are the Springville Herald, Springville, with a paid circulation of 2,800; the Eureka Reporter, Eureka, paid circulation 300; and the Pyramid, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, paid circulation 2,200; and the Pyramid Shopper, Mount Pleasant, with a circulation of 7,500.
Daynes examines polygamy in the context of Sanpete County, an area of central Utah inhabited largely by a population of immigrants from Scandinavia and Great Britain after 1847, through the lens of personal narratives and statistical analyses.
In 1976, she married ceramicist Joseph Bennion and moved to the rural setting of Spring City in Sanpete County, Utah.
And I still hear his voice in my ear -- those dry accents of a Sanpete County farmboy who always said "carn" for "corn," and had no use for any contract beyond a handshake.