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

The community of Vernal is the Seat for Uintah County.

Uintah County was founded in 1880.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Uintah had a population of 31,536 people. This is an increase of 25.02% since the last Census (which gave a population of 25,224 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Uintah represented 1.13% of the total population of Utah, making it the state's 11th 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
201032,588+29.19%+3.34% since 2009
200931,536+25.02%+5.7% since 2008
200829,834+18.28%+3.17% since 2007
200025,224The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Vernal   9,2257,71419.59% increase  
Naples   1,7511,30034.69% increase  
Ballard   75956634.1% increase  

Websites for Uintah County

Official Website:   www.co.uintah.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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