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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Beaver County, Utah.

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The county was created by the Utah territorial legislature from a section of Iron County on January 5, 1856, after the settlement of Beaver, Utah was flourishing. The county was named for the animal which was plentiful there. The county boundary as delineated by that act included areas in present-day Colorado and Nevada. The defined boundary was altered on January 16, 1861 by creation of two counties in present Nevada. The county area was effectively reduced on February 28, 1861 by the US Congress, when it created Colorado Territory, taking all of the Beaver County area east of 109 degrees longitude. The county's boundary was enlarged on January 17, 1861 by addition of parcels from Millard, Sanpete, and St. Mary's counties. However, its west area was reduced by creation of the Nevada Territory on July 14, 1862 (this adjustment was altered on May 5, 1866 by action of the US Congress, effectively ceding all Beaver County area west of 114 degrees longitude to Nevada counties). The county area was also reduced on January 16, 1865, when Piute County was created from Beaver territory.

Adjacent Counties


  • Adamsville
  • Beaver (County Seat)
  • Frisco (Ghost Town)
  • Greenville
  • Manderfield
  • Milford
  • Minersville
  • North Creek
  • Sulphurdale (Ghost Town)
  • Yellow Banks



The Beaver City Library

The Beaver Opera House

The Beaver Relief Society Meetinghouse

The Edward Bird House

The James Boyter House

The James Boyter Shop

The Alma Crosby House

The Charles A. Dalten House

The Julia Farnsworth Barn

The Julia Farnsworth House

The Dr. George Fennemore House

The Edward Fernley House

Fort Cameron

The Frisco Charcoal Kilns

The William Greenwood House

The Louis W. Harris House

The Sarah Eliza Harris House

The Samuel Jackson House

The Rollins-Eyre House

The Charles Dennis White House

The Elliot Willden House

The Feargus O'Connor Willden House

The John Yardley House