Wasatch County

Wasatch County, Utah

25 N Main St
Heber City, UT 84032
Phone: (435) 654-3211
Fax: (435) 654-9924
www.co.wasatch.ut.us

In east-central UT, east of Provo; organized Jan 17, 1862 (prior to statehood) from Summit County. Name Origin: For the Wasatch Mountains, a Ute word meaning 'mountain pass' or 'low place in a high mountain,' referring to the place where the Weber River cuts through

Area (sq mi):: 1209.17 (land 1177.39; water 31.78) Population per square mile: 16.10
Population 2005: 18,974 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 24.70%; 1990-2000 50.80% Population 2000: 15,215 (White 93.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.90%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 29.50
Income 2000: per capita $19,869; median household $49,612; Population below poverty level: 5.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,818-$21,719
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 25.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The elk jumped into the chopper's tail rotor as the aircraft flew about 10 feet above ground in a mountainous part of eastern Utah, with its crew trying to drop a net on the elk, said Jared Rigby of the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office.
Jared Rigby of the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office said the helicopter was flying 10 feet (3 meters) above ground in Currant Creek Reservoir, which is about 85 miles southeast of Salt Lake City - a mountainous part of the state.
Wasatch County Manager Michael Davis sees the same type of interest in housing in Heber City and the Jordanelle Reservoir area, with his department issuing more than 400 residential building permits so far this year.
Tenders are invited for Consulting Services - Wasatch County Resource Management Plan
The following letter, written in summer 2002 by Wasatch County Jail inmate Kent Coulson, was intended for Coulson's girlfriend but was accidentally sent to David Sam, his sentencing judge.
To meet the anticipated demand of motorists traveling to Olympic venues in Summit County, which includes Park City and Deer Valley and in Wasatch County, which includes Heber and Midway, two major interchange reconstruction projects on 1-80 have been completed.
In Wasatch County, has the ski industry started to affect you more, or do you still see it quite separate from what you do?
This project will produce a comprehensive feasibility analysis of the development of a TDR program within Wasatch County while considering all other tools available to preserve these the North Fields.
Probst Electric owners and employees, Layton Construction executives and Heber City Council members pose with Wasatch County Representative Kraig Powell and Senator Kevin Van Tassell during a groundbreaking for Probst Electric's new building located at the Power Industrial Park in Heber City.
at the Wasatch County Recreation Center 345 West 600 South #500 Heber City, Utah.