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Welcome to Summit County ...

Time Zone: Summit County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Coalville is the Seat for Summit County.

Summit County was founded in 1854. Summit was created by taking area from Salt Lake and  Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Summit had a population of 42,081 people. This is an increase of 15.85% since the last Census (which gave a population of 36,324 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Summit represented 1.31% of the total population of Utah.

Below are some of the communities located in Summit County:

  • Coalville
  • Francis
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Francis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,611 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Francis have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Francis
  • Henefer
  • Kamas
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kamas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,344 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kamas have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kamas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kamas<2>
  • Oakley
  • Park City

Websites of Interest ...

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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This page was last modified/updated: 17 Sep 2023