Uintah County

Uintah County, Utah

147 E Main St
Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: (435) 781-0770
Fax: (435) 781-6701

On the northeastern border of UT; original county; organized Jan 31, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For a subtribe of the Utes; named said to mean 'pineland.'

Area (sq mi):: 4498.98 (land 4477.07; water 21.91) Population per square mile: 6.00
Population 2005: 26,995 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 7.00%; 1990-2000 13.60% Population 2000: 25,224 (White 85.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 11.90%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 29.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,571; median household $34,518; Population below poverty level: 14.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,924-$19,396
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Nancy Howe (Baldwinsville Public Library in New York), Sam Passey (Uintah County Library in Utah), and Dan Mauchley (Duchesne County Library in Utah) used open source and commercial software to extend library services and help patrons post their own images and documents.
The Uintah County sheriff's office said they left a group home earlier this week and were staying with friends in the Jensen area.
The Uintah County Sheriff's office said in a statement Thursday two teenage boys, aged 14 and 15, were arrested near the Vernal Regional Airport, Utah, after they stole a small plane from a private airstrip and flew it about 15 miles.
Uintah County sits right in the center of all those natural riches and has benefited from decades of oil and gas drilling since the first successful oil well was completed in 1948.
MOUNTAIN RANGES and hills surround Uintah County, where Jocelyn grew up.
Ballard in Uintah County also would benefit from the pipeline.
Vernal, a town of about 9,000 in Uintah County, in the northeast corner of the state, has gone all-in on extractive industry, sinking oil wells by the score, and the benefits are evident in job growth and quick prosperity.
More recently, Rogers and others (2000) collected a single sub-adult female from the East Tavaputs Plateau in Uintah County, Utah about 25 km from the Colorado border, and suggested that Northern Flying Squirrels likely occur in similar habitat in extreme western Colorado.
The contract has been signed for its acreage in Uintah County, Utah.
Lane County authorities are now making arrangements to extradite Selena Irene York, 33, to Uintah County, Utah, to face a charge of attempted murder.
For four years the Uintah County School District in Vernal, Utah, used a Web-based, in-house notification system which allowed the district to use its own auto-dialer system.