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The Cities and communities of Summit County, Utah*


Coalville (County Seat)



Henefer, Hoytsville



Park City, Peoa


Summit Park


Wanship, Woodland

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Information & Facts about Summit County, Utah

County Seat is Coalville

County Of Summit
60 Main St
Coalville, Utah 84017
Phone: 435-645-9161

Summit County Courthouse
60 Main St
P.O. Box 128
Coalville, UT 84017
Phone: 435-783-4351

Summit County Offices

6300 Silver Creek Dr
Park City, Utah
Phone: 435-336-4451

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Summit County was carved from both Green River and Salt Lake Counties in 1854 with Coalville designated as the County Seat. White men first came into the county area in the early 1800's while working as fur trappers and traders. The Shoshone Indians were the natural inhabitants of the area, hunting and fishing with great success. The Mormon pioneers came here in 1847 and began to build up towns throughout the area. Their route followed the one established by the ill-fated Donner-Reed party from 1846. The pioneers changed course at the Weber River and turned to the southwest and Emigration Canyon. This then became the main trail for years to come. The Union Pacific Railroad built along the route as did a portion of Interstate 80 today. Parley's Park, settled in 1850, was the first settlement in the county with Wanship in 1854. Other communities followed. Coalville was established when coal was discovered there. Tons of coal were hauled from Coalville into Salt Lake City and surrounding areas. By 1873, the Utah Eastern Railroad finally

A history page for Summit County.

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The Uinta Mountains are the predominant scenery in the eastern county. The Wasatch mountains and valleys dominate the west.

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1,849 square miles

1990 - 15,518
1996 - 23,988
2000 - 29,736

Per Capita Income: $24,717

Other Information:

Summit County Bee

39 N Main St
Kamas, Utah
Phone: 435-783-4387

Summit County Historical Society
60 N. Main Street
P.O. Box 128
Coalville, Utah 84017

Summit County Library
Main Branch
6505 N. Landmark Dr.
Park City, Utah 84098

Summit County Bookmobile
10 Main St
Coalville, UT 84017
Phone: 435-336-2353

The Arts in Summit County - music, art, performances and more - information and links!

Park City/Summit County Visitors Bureau

Call 435-649-6100 for your free vacation planner.

Summit County US GenWeb page

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