Carbon County

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Carbon County is named for the coal found in the area.


Created:  March 8, 1894

County Seat: 

Price  1894 – present


Old County Courthouse – Price 


Location:  129 East Main Street / South 1st Street East

Built:  1958 – 1959

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Fred L Markham

Contractor:  Fred M Reynolds


Description:  The building faces west and is a one story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building faces north and has a large portico in the center supported by brick columns. Along the north walls are ceramic title panels. The windows are horizontal and the roof line is flat. The building was demolished.


County Courthouse – Price 


Location:  North Cedar Hills

Built:  2013 – 2015

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Scott P Evans Architects of Salt Lake City

Contractor:  Ascent Construction Inc. of Centerville


Description:  The building houses the administration and courthouse. The cost of construction was $16,800,000. The electrical contractor was Envision Engineering, mechanical was VBF, structural BHB Engineers and civil Hill & Argyle.



N – Utah County, Duchesne County and Uintah County

E – Uintah County

S – Emery County

W – Emery County and Sanpete County











Photos taken 2008