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  • Saval (Val) Baker Jennings (1917 - 1997)
    Life's Story ofSaval (Val) Baker JenningsI am writing this life history at the age of 73. The date is July 2, 1990.I was born in Baker, White Pine County, Nevada on January 25, 1917. There was no docto...
  • Sarepta Prince Jennings (1910 - 1999)
    by Sarepta Prince JenningsMay 1973Turn back the hands of time, roll back the sands of time, bring back our dreams divine. Let's live it all over again.It was in the little town of Panguitch, Utah, Marc...
  • Bernard Woodhead (1903 - 1990)
    Rock Springs Daily Rocket-Miner, Feb 24, 1990 BERNARD WOODHEADSHERIDAN—Graveside services for Bernard Woodhead were Tuesday, Feb. 20 in Sheridan. The Rev. Richard Edgerton officiated.Woodhead, 87, of S...
  • Zola Bate (1908 - 2001)
  • Josephus Sidney Alford Huddleston (1855 - 1934)
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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Carbon County, Utah.

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Carbon County was part of Emery County which was founded in 1880. The demographics along the Price River changed with the construction of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad in 1883 and the development of coal mines, largely in upper Emery, to fuel the railroad. The Utah Territory Legislature was partitioned to split off the north part, and thus it established Carbon County effective March 8, 1894. It was named for the element Carbon, to emphasize the industrial nature of the area.

Carbon County is the second largest natural gas producer in Utah

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Bruin Point
  • Carbonville
  • Castle Gate (Ghost Town)
  • Clear Creek
  • Coal City (Ghost Town)
  • East Carbon
  • Hale (Ghost Town)
  • Helper
  • Hiawatha (Ghost Town)
  • Kenilworth
  • Kiz (Ghost Town)
  • National (Ghost Town)
  • Peerless (Ghost Town)
  • Price (County Seat)
  • Royal (Ghost Town)
  • Scofield
  • Spring Canyon (Ghost Town)
  • Spring Glen
  • Standardville (Ghost Town)
  • Wellington
  • West Wood
  • Winter Quarters (Ghost Town)
  • Wood Hill



Manti National Forest (part)

Desolation Canyon

The Parker & Weeter Block