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  • Dr. Edward Carrol Day (1884 - 1962)
    Dr. Edward Carrol Day When Edward Carrol Day was born on 2 November 1884, in American Fork, Utah County, Utah, United States, his father, Rev. Thomas Franklin Day, was 32 and his mother, Adalaide ...
  • Dr. George Martin Day (1882 - 1958)
    Dr. George Martin Day George was the eldest of four children b. to Rev. Thomas Franklin Day, b. August 31, 1852 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania and d. February 15, 1943 in Co Ca, Lang Son, ...
  • Rev. Clarence Burton Day, PhD (1889 - 1987)
    Dr. Clarence Burton Day Clarence Burton Day was born in American Fork, Utah, on 1 September, 1889, and died in Duarte, Califorrnia, on 7 January, 1987. He was a graduate of Hamilton College...
  • Blanche Hoffman (1897 - 1956)
  • Marian Dilworth Campbell (1918 - 2009)
    Biography Marian Dilworth Campbell was born on February 13, 1918 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States of America. Her parents were Colonel Bascom Lee Wilson, MD and Marian ...

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The legislature of the State of Deseret created a county on January 31, 1850, to govern the civic affairs of Utah Valley, which by the 1850s was bustling with newly arrived settlers. The county name derived from the valley name, which derived from the Spanish name (Yuta) for the Ute Indians. The State of Deseret was dissolved soon after (April 5, 1851), but the counties it had set in place continued in existence. There is little record of any official activity conducted by the fledgling county until April 18, 1852, when a full slate of county officials was published and recordkeeping began. The first courthouse was built in central Provo in 1866–67. It was soon outgrown, and was replaced by a second courthouse (1872–73). By the 1920s this building was also cramped, and the decision was made to erect a combined city-county building, which was completed in 1926.

Adjacent Counties


  • Alpine
  • American Fork
  • Bluffdale (part)
  • Cedar Hills
  • Draper (part)
  • Eagle Mountain
  • Elk Ridge
  • Highland
  • Lehi
  • Lindon
  • Mapleton
  • Orem
  • Payson
  • Pleasant Grove
  • Provo (County Seat)
  • Salem
  • Santaquin (part)
  • Saratoga Springs
  • Spanish Fork
  • Springville
  • Vineyard
  • Woodland Hills

Towns & Communities

Benjamin | Birdseye | Caryhurst | Cedar Fort | Christmas City | Colton | Dividend | Elberta | Fairfield | Forest City | Genola | Goshen | Hobble Creek | Homansville | Ironton | Lake Shore | Leland | Manila | Manning | Mill Fork | Mosida | Palmyra | Soldier Summit (part) | Spring Lake | Sundance | Thistle | Tucker | Vivian Park | West Mountain | West Portal



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places