Wasatch County

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Wasatch County is named for the Native American word meaning “mountain pass”.


Created:  January 17, 1862

County Seat: 

Heber City  1862 – present


County Courthouse – Heber City 


Location:  1361 South Highway 40 / East 1200 Street South

Built:  1993 – 1994

Style:  Modern

Architect:  EAD Inc.

Contractor:  Brown-Foutz Company


Description:  The building faces west and is a one story yellow colored stone structure. The west front has a projecting wall with square openings. Behind the wall the building rises to a peak above the central entrance.


County Administration – Heber City 




Location:  73 Main Street / West Center Street

Built:  1967 – 1968

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Young & Fowler Associates

Contractor:  Richard J Miller & Sons


Description:  The building faces east and is a one story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The east front has wide steps leading up to the recessed glass entrance.  White colored horizontal bands run below the flat roof line.  The building servered as the courthouse until the new courthouse was constructed.



North – Summit County

East   – Duchesne County

South – Utah County

West   – Utah County and Salt Lake County 

















Photos taken 2009 and 2013