Uintah, Utah

related topics
{household, population, female}
{land, century, early}
{city, population, household}
{line, north, south}
{town, population, incorporate}
{water, park, boat}
{law, state, case}

Uintah (pronounced /juːˈɪntə/) is a city in Weber County, Utah, United States. The population was 1,127 at the 2000 census. It is part of the OgdenClearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. Although Uintah was a town in 2000,[1] it has since been classified as a fifth-class city by state law.[3]

Contents

Geography

Uintah is located at the mouth of Weber Canyon at coordinates 41°8′39″N 111°55′48″W / 41.14417°N 111.93°W / 41.14417; -111.93 (41.144093, -111.929870),[4] 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Ogden and 25 miles (40 km) north of Salt Lake City. It is bordered by the Weber River on the south and west, by the Uintah Bench on the north, and the Wasatch Mountains on the east. The town occupies approximately three square miles in an area noted for frequent east winds out of Weber Canyon. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.

History

Long before the first Anglo-Europeans came to Utah, the Uintah area was a favorite camping and hunting ground for Native Americans as they traveled through Weber Canyon. Archeological work has revealed Native American presence dating back at least 5,000 years. In fact, Uintah is named after the Weber Ute Band of Shoshone Indians which occupied the area at the time of white settlement.

The city was established in 1850.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,127 people, 365 households, and 290 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,120.4 people per square mile (430.8/km²). There were 374 housing units at an average density of 371.8/sq mi (143.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.14% White, 0.62% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.35% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.24% of the population.

Full article ▸

related documents
Port Deposit, Maryland
Phippsburg, Maine
Fulton, Schoharie County, New York
Bridgeport, Pennsylvania
Hopkinton, New Hampshire
Oneida Castle, New York
Campton, New Hampshire
Sanbornton, New Hampshire
Haysi, Virginia
Milan, Illinois
Unity, New Hampshire
Walpole, New Hampshire
Moncks Corner, South Carolina
Lyme, New York
Hendricks, West Virginia
Champion, New York
North Hudson, New York
Rainelle, West Virginia
Glendale, Utah
Gilsum, New Hampshire
Gibsonville, North Carolina
Oliver Springs, Tennessee
Berlin, Massachusetts
Millwood, Washington
Star City, West Virginia
Stark, New Hampshire
Madison, Virginia
Oakvale, West Virginia
Beech Mountain, North Carolina
Capron, Virginia