About Uintah County UT
Uintah County (/juːˈɪntə/ yoo-IN-tə) is a county in the U.S. state of Utah. As of the 2010 United States Census the population was 32,588. Its county seat and largest city is Vernal. The county was named for the portion of the Ute Indian tribe that lived in the basin.
Uintah County lies on the east side of Utah. Its eastern border abuts the western border of the state of Colorado. The Green River flows southwestward through the central part of the county, and forms the lower part of Uintah County’s border with Duchesne County. Two miles south of Ouray, Utah, it is joined by the Duchesne River (flowing east-southeastward from Duchesne County), and three miles (5 km) farther down by the White River (flowing west-northwestward from Colorado). Ten miles farther downstream it is joined by Willow Creek, flowing northward from the lower part of the county. The county terrain slopes to the south and to the west, with its highest parts found on the crests of the Uinta Mountains, running east-west across the north border. The maximum elevation along those crests is around 12,276′ (3742m). The county has a total area of 4,501 square miles (11,660 km), of which 4,480 square miles (11,600 km) is land and 22 square miles (57 km) (0.5%) is water.
Uintah County is centered in the Uintah Basin, which runs from western Colorado on the east to the Wasatch Mountains on the west, and from the Uinta Mountains on the north to the Roan Plateau on the south. This basin was formed by a prehistoric lake (“Uinta Lake”) during the late Tertiary period.
The county’s geography ranges from high mountain terrain (Uinta Mountains) to the fertile Ashley Valley (site of the county seat), to a rugged and desolate canyonland which includes the Dinosaur National Monument, to desolate and largely uninhabited hills in the south (“The Bookcliffs” to locals; officially Roan Plateau).
Uintah County Utah neighborhoods include: Alpine, Altamont, American Fork, Aneth, Apple Valley, Ballard, Beaver, Beryl, Bingham Canyon, Blanding, Bluebell, Bountiful, Brian Head, Brigham City, Brighton, Cedar City, Cedar Valley, Centerville, Central, Clearfield, Coalville, Collinston, Corinne, Dammeron Valley, Deweyville, Draper, Duchesne, Dugway, Dutch John, Eagle Mountain, East Carbon, Eden, Farmington, Ferron, Fielding, Fort Duchesne, Fruitland, Garden City, Garland, Genola, Grantsville, Green River, Greenville, Grouse Creek, Hanna, Heber City, Helper, Herriman, Hideout, Highland, Hill Afb, Honeyville, Hooper, Huntington, Huntsville, Hurricane, Ivins, Jensen, Kamas, Kaysville, Lapoint, La Verkin, Layton, Lehi, Lindon, Logan, Magna, Manila, Mantua, Mapleton, Midvale, Midway, Milford, Moab, Modena, Monticello, Morgan, Mountain Home, Myton, Neola, Nephi, Newcastle, New Harmony, North Salt Lake, Ogden, Orem, Paragonah, Park City, Park Valley, Parowan, Payson, Peoa, Pine Valley, Pleasant Grove, Plymouth, Portage, Price, Provo, Randlett, Riverton, Roosevelt, Roy, Rush Valley, Saint George, Salem, Salt Lake City, Sandy, Santa Clara, Santaquin, Saratoga Springs, Snowville, South Jordan, Spanish Fork, Springville, Stockton, Summit, Sundance, Syracuse, Tabiona, Talmage, Terra, Thompson, Tooele, Tremonton, Tridell, Vernal, Vernon, Veyo, Vineyard, Wallsburg, Washington, Wellington, Wendover, West Bountiful, West Haven, West Jordan, West Valley City, Whiterocks, Willard, Woodland Hills, Woodruff, Woods Cross
For more information, see Uintah County Utah wiki