Uinta County
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Title:Uinta County
History:The first Wyoming Territorial Legislative Assembly created and defined the boundaries of Uinta County on December 1, 1869. The town of Merril was named the county seat. The county was organized on April 7, 1870. Evanston became the county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
County:Uinta
Feature Category:Special Features
Origin Of Name:County in Wyoming named for a branch of the Ute Indians, the word being said to mean "pine land." (Gannett, 1905) Named for a tribe of Uintah Indians that once inhabited the area. Created in 1869 by the first Territorial Legislature of Wyoming. County seat is in Evanston. (WPA)The first Wyoming Territorial Legislative Assembly created and defined the boundaries of Uinta County on December 1, 1869. The town of Merril was named the county seat. The county was organized on April 7, 1870. Evanston became the county seat. (Wyoming Historical Blue Book, 1946)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:Bridger country. Shurtleff, Wallace Vincent. [Lyman, WY : Gloria Jensen, 1979?]; Facts & fantasy of Uinta County's past. Amsler, Melba. [Evanston, Wyo. : Uinta County Museum Board]?, c1987.; Trails and Rails, Ranches and Rigs: A Pictorial History of Uinta County. Uinta County Museum, Text by Nonie Proffit. Donning Publishers, 2014.; Uinta County, its place in history. Stone, Elizabeth Arnold. [Laramie, Wyo., Laramie Printing Company, 1924]; Uinta County, Wyoming : "the land of opportunity" Civic Organizations of Uinta County. Lyman, Wyo. : A.B. Tolliff, 1925.; Barbara Allen Bogart. Uinta County, Wyoming. WyoHistory.org
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Document ID:11139412

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