Garfield County, Utah
Garfield County Courthouse
Garfield County is in the center of Utah. Lake Powell, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Waterpocket Fold of Capitol Reef National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Dixie National Forest, Fishlake National Forest,Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Anasazi State Park Museum, Escalante Petrified Forest State Park...this is the place.
Garfield County was named for President James A. Garfield.
Garfield County contains 5,174 square miles of land and 34 square miles of water. The county seat and largest city is Panguitch. Panguitch is also the eastern terminus of Parowan-Brian Head-Panquitch Scenic Byway. The county is also crossed east/west by Scenic Byway 12, Utah's first All American Road.
Garfield County School District office in Panguitch
Fast Facts about Garfield County, Utah
Private Sector, wages or salary: 62%
Government Sector: 27%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 10%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Cost of Living Index for Garfield County: 83.5
Median Resident Age: 33.8 Years
Median Household Income: $42,400
Median Home Value: $134,500
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