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Piute County Demographics

Area

763 square miles - 0.92 percent of state - 25th in size

Population (Approximate Breakdown)

Circleville628
Marysvale453
Junction157
Kingston137
Angle/Greenwich160

County Total1,535

Established

1865 - Piute County was created from part of Beaver County in 1865 by a legislative enactment.

Terrain

Rugged - Piute County is quite mountainous. The western border of the county is situated astride the summit of the Tushar Range, which is the highest range in southeastern Utah. The eastern section of the county includes parts of the high Sevier Plateau and the Parker Range. The balance of the county consists of the Sevier River Valley and the Grass Valley regions.

Economy

Agriculture and mining.

County Seat

Junction, Utah

Incorporated Towns

Circleville, Junction, Kingston and Marysvale.

Natural Resources

Minerals: Uranium, Alunite, Gold, Silver, Lead, Zinc, Tale, Mercury, Perlite, and Manganese.

Timber: Red Pine, White Pine, Spruce and Aspen.