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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 2009, <1> Summit had a population of 36,969 people. This is an increase of 24.32% since the last Census (which gave a population of 29,736 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Summit represented 1.33% of the total population of Utah, making it the state's 10th most populous county (out of 29 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201036,324+22.15%-1.74% since 2009
200936,969+24.32%+2.1% since 2008
200836,208+21.76%+2.14% since 2007
200029,736The Last Census

More information can be found on the Summit County Census Page for Summit County.


Below are some of the communities located in Summit County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Summit County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Park City   8,1277,37110.26% increase  
Kamas   1,5581,27422.29% increase  
Coalville   1,3691,3820.94% decrease  
Oakley   1,35694843.04% increase  
Francis   91969831.66% increase  

Websites for Summit County

Official Website:   www.co.summit.ut.us/

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<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 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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