Summit County

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Summit County is named for the summit of the Wasatch Mountains which run through the county and has the 39 highest peaks in Utah.


Created:  January 13, 1854

County Seat: 

Wanship    1861 – 1872

Coalville    1872 – present


County Courthouse – Coalville


Location:  60 North Main Street / East 50 North Street


Built:  1903 – 1904

Style:  Romanesque Rival

Architect:  Charles F Woods

Contractor:  E J Beggs of Park City and J H Salmon of Coalville


Description:  The building faces west and is a two story yellow-white colored sandstone structure. The west front has a projecting center section with arched entrance on the first story, three arched windows on the second story and two arched windows on the third story which rises to a point. The building is faced with sandstone. The roof is peaked. In 1997 an addition was added on the east side.


County Courthouse – Park City




Location:  6

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces north and is



N – Morgan County, Rich County, Uinta County, Wyoming and Sweetwater County, Wyoming

E – Daggett County

S – Duchesne County and Wasatch County

W – Salt Lake County and Morgan County























Photos taken 2009