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This is a list of the 29 counties in the U.S. State of Utah.

Utah's postal abbreviation is UT and its FIPS code is 49.

List

County
FIPS Code
[1]
County seat
[2]
Established
[2]
Origin
[3]
Etymology
[4]
Population
[5][2]
Area
[2]
Map
Beaver County 001 Beaver 1856 Part of Iron County The Beaver River and many beavers in the area &0000000000006005.0000006,005 &0000000000002590.0000002,590 sq mi
(&0000000000006708.0000006,708 km 2)
State map highlighting Beaver County
Box Elder County 003 Brigham City 1856 Part of Weber County The many Box Elder trees in the area &0000000000042745.00000042,745 &0000000000005724.0000005,724 sq mi
(&0000000000014825.00000014,825 km 2)
State map highlighting Box Elder County
Cache County 005 Logan 1857 Unorganized territory Caches of furs made by Rocky Mountain Fur Company trappers &0000000000091391.00000091,391 &0000000000001165.0000001,165 sq mi
(&0000000000003017.0000003,017 km 2)
State map highlighting Cache County
Carbon County 007 Price 1894 Part of Emery County The vast coal beds in the county &0000000000020422.00000020,422 &0000000000001479.0000001,479 sq mi
(&0000000000003831.0000003,831 km 2)
State map highlighting Carbon County
Daggett County 009 Manila 1919 Part of Uintah County Ellsworth Daggett (1810-1880), the first Utah Surveyor General &0000000000000921.000000921 &0000000000000698.000000698 sq mi
(&0000000000001808.0000001,808 km 2)
State map highlighting Daggett County
Davis County 011 Farmington 1850 Unorganized territory Daniel C. Davis (d. 1850), Mormon Battalion captain &0000000000238994.000000238,994 &0000000000000304.000000304 sq mi
(&0000000000000787.000000787 km 2)
State map highlighting Davis County
Duchesne County 013 Duchesne 1913 Part of Wasatch County Uncertain; perhaps Fort Duchesne; Du Chasne, a French fur trapper in the 1830s; French historian André Duchesne (1584-1640); or Rose Duchense (1769-1852), founder of the Society of the Sacred Heart in the state; an Indian chief in past years; or a Ute word translated "dark canyon" &Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ",".Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","15,354 &0000000000003238.0000003,238 sq mi
(&0000000000008386.0000008,386 km 2)
State map highlighting Duchesne County
Emery County 015 Castle Dale 1880 Unorganized territory George W. Emery (1830-1909), Governor of the Utah Territory from 1875-1880 &0000000000010860.00000010,860 &0000000000004452.0000004,452 sq mi
(&0000000000011531.00000011,531 km 2)
State map highlighting Emery County
Garfield County 017 Panguitch 1882 Part of Iron County James A. Garfield (1831-1881), President of the United States in 1881 &0000000000004735.0000004,735 &0000000000005174.0000005,174 sq mi
(&0000000000013401.00000013,401 km 2)
State map highlighting Garfield County
Grand County 019 Moab 1890 Part of Emery County The Grand River, since renamed the Colorado River &0000000000008485.0000008,485 &0000000000003682.0000003,682 sq mi
(&0000000000009536.0000009,536 km 2)
State map highlighting Grand County
Iron County 021 Parowan 1850 Unorganized Territory Iron mines near Cedar City &0000000000033779.00000033,779 &0000000000003298.0000003,298 sq mi
(&0000000000008542.0000008,542 km 2)
State map highlighting Iron County
Juab County 023 Nephi 1852 Unorganized Territory A Native American word translated "thirsty valley" &0000000000008238.0000008,238 &0000000000003392.0000003,392 sq mi
(&0000000000008785.0000008,785 km 2)
State map highlighting Juab County
Kane County 025 Kanab 1864 Part of Washington County Thomas L. Kane (1822-1883), U.S. Army officer spoke in favor of the Mormon migration and settlement of Utah &Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ",".Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","6,202 &0000000000003992.0000003,992 sq mi
(&0000000000010339.00000010,339 km 2)
State map highlighting Kane County
Millard County 027 Fillmore 1851 Part of Iron County. Millard Fillmore (1800-1874), President of the United States from 1850 to 1853 &0000000000012405.00000012,405 &0000000000006590.0000006,590 sq mi
(&0000000000017068.00000017,068 km 2)
State map highlighting Millard County
Morgan County 029 Morgan 1862 Davis County and Summit County Jedediah Morgan Grant (1816-1856), an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints &0000000000007129.0000007,129 &0000000000000609.000000609 sq mi
(&0000000000001577.0000001,577 km 2)
State map highlighting Morgan County
Piute County 031 Junction 1865 Part of Beaver County The Piute tribe of Native Americans &0000000000001435.0000001,435 &0000000000000758.000000758 sq mi
(&0000000000001963.0000001,963 km 2)
State map highlighting Piute County
Rich County 033 Randolph 1864 Part of Cache County Charles C. Rich (1809-1883), an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints &0000000000001961.0000001,961 &0000000000001029.0000001,029 sq mi
(&0000000000002665.0000002,665 km 2)
State map highlighting Rich County
Salt Lake County 035 Salt Lake City 1849 Original county The Great Salt Lake, the largest terminal lake in the Western Hemisphere &0000000000898378.000000898,378 &0000000000000737.000000737 sq mi
(&0000000000001909.0000001,909 km 2)
State map highlighting Salt Lake County
San Juan County 037 Monticello 1880 Parts of Kane County, Iron County, and Piute County. Uncertain, possibilities include: early Spanish explorers or the San Juan River &0000000000014413.00000014,413 &0000000000007821.0000007,821 sq mi
(&0000000000020256.00000020,256 km 2)
State map highlighting San Juan County
Sanpete County 039 Manti 1849 Unorganized lands Uncertain possibly from a Ute Chief named San Pitch &0000000000022763.00000022,763 &0000000000001588.0000001,588 sq mi
(&0000000000004113.0000004,113 km 2)
State map highlighting Sanpete County
Sevier County 041 Richfield 1862 Part of Sanpete County. The Sevier River &0000000000018842.00000018,842 &0000000000001910.0000001,910 sq mi
(&0000000000004947.0000004,947 km 2)
State map highlighting Sevier County
Summit County 043 Coalville 1854 Salt Lake County High elevations in the county, which includes 39 of Utah's highest peaks &0000000000029736.00000029,736 &0000000000001871.0000001,871 sq mi
(&0000000000004846.0000004,846 km 2)
State map highlighting Summit County
Tooele County 045 Tooele 1849 Original county Uncertain, possibly from a Native American Chief named Tuilla &0000000000040735.00000040,735 &0000000000006946.0000006,946 sq mi
(&0000000000017990.00000017,990 km 2)
State map highlighting Tooele County
Uintah County 047 Vernal 1880 Wasatch County The Ute tribe of Native Americans &0000000000025224.00000025,224 &0000000000004477.0000004,477 sq mi
(&0000000000011595.00000011,595 km 2)
State map highlighting Uintah County
Utah County 049 Provo 1849 Unorganized lands Yuta, the Spanish name for the Ute tribe of Native Americans &0000000000368536.000000368,536 &0000000000001998.0000001,998 sq mi
(&0000000000005175.0000005,175 km 2)
State map highlighting Utah County
Wasatch County 051 Heber City 1862 Summit A Native American word meaning "mountain pass", also the name of the Wasatch Range &0000000000015215.00000015,215 &0000000000001181.0000001,181 sq mi
(&0000000000003059.0000003,059 km 2)
State map highlighting Wasatch County
Washington County 053 St. George 1852 Unorganized lands George Washington (1732-1799), President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 &0000000000090354.00000090,354 &0000000000002427.0000002,427 sq mi
(&0000000000006286.0000006,286 km 2)
State map highlighting Washington County
Wayne County 055 Loa 1892 Part of Piute County. Wayne Robinson, the son of Utah state legislator Willis Robinson, although an alternate explanation suggests Revolutionary War Gen. Anthony Wayne (1745-1796) &0000000000002509.0000002,509 &0000000000002460.0000002,460 sq mi
(&0000000000006371.0000006,371 km 2)
State map highlighting Wayne County
Weber County 057 Ogden 1849 Unorganized lands The Weber Basin surrounding the Weber River &Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ",".Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","227,487 &0000000000000576.000000576 sq mi
(&0000000000001492.0000001,492 km 2)
State map highlighting Weber County

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