Real Estate Information For Utah Cities/Counties
As far as real estate and things to do Utah has everything! Golf course properties, horse properties, luxury condos in Salt Lake City, Utah has it all. If you are looking to move to Utah or are thinking of moving to a new area I have put together this comprehensive guide with information about all Utah cities/counties within the Wasatch Front and Summit County (Park City) so that you can find the perfect Utah community/city for you and your family.
Like Park City, Alta began as a mining town and quickly grew to a population exceeding 5000.
In the early 1850′s Mormon settlers began mining granite to build a temple. While mining granite they discovered a vein of silver ore. A military commander saw the opportunity and began attracting prospectors into the canyon. Fortunes were made and lost, ProFull Details
Bluffdale is named for its miles of bluffs and dales that extend to Herriman, Riverton, and Draper. Bluffdale was originally part of West Jordan but then a settler named Orrin Porter Rockwell bought sixteen acres of land for five hundred dollars near the Crystal Hot Lakes (next to the current Utah State Prison). This land included a pony express station, hotel, stable, brewery, and much more. As the fledgling communFull Details
Copperton is one of the few still active mining towns left and as such it boasts a tight nit community and small town feelFull Details
Cottonwood Heights, Utah
Big Cottonwood Canyon was the main source of logs and lumber for the as well as the main source of granite for the building of the Salt Lake Temple and many other buildings. The canyon also housed many minerals such as gold, lead and silver. Because of this high traffic, soon there was a store, post office, brewery and tavern along Big Cottonwood Creek. Now most of these mines have been converted to recreation areas and salt lake ski resortsFull Details
Park City, Utah
Park City is not just a great city nestled in a beautiful mountain retreat, it is an experience. What was once a silver mining town on the verge of extinction is now a resort town that caters to celebrities and those looking for a niche community that will change your life.
In 1862, Many US soldiers/experienced saw the mountains of Utah and the promise of precious metals in the soil. They spent a lot of free time to explore theFull Details
Salt Lake City, Utah
Salt Lake City was founded on July 24, 1847, by a group of Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) pioneers who were searching for a place to escape religious persecution.
The story goes that Brigham Young, leader of the Mormon pioneers, reached a clearing upon a hill and laid eyes upon the Salt Lake Valley and said, “This is the place.”
The pioneers settled and soon began plans and development of what would becomeFull Details
South Jordan, Utah
In 1859 Mormon settlers Alexander and Catherine Lince Beckstead, entered the South Jordan valley. The Becksteads quickly began developing the area with irrigation and they also dug and built the Beckstead Ditch. The ditch, which still exists today from 12600 South to 10600 South, brought water from the Jordan River to the many crops to the fledgling South Jordan settlements. The ditch also provided water to power the White Fawn Flour Mill, the firstFull Details
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