Juab County, Utah
Along the Pony Express Trail Backcountry Byway in Juab County
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Juab County is in west central Utah, stretching from the border with Nevada to the heights of the Wasatch Front. This is the home of Dugway Valley and the Mt. Nebo Wilderness Area. You'll also find the Deep Creek Mountains Wilderness Study Area, Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge, Little Sahara Recreation Area and a good part of the Pony Express Trail Backcountry Byway.
Juab County contains 3,391 square miles of land and 15 square miles of water. The largest town and county seat is Nephi.
"Juab" is an Indian word meaning either "thirsty valley" or just plain "valley."
In the Deep Creek Mountains of western Juab County
Fast Facts about Juab County, Utah
Private Sector, wages or salary: 81%
Government Sector: 14%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 5%
Population Density: 3 People per Square Mile
Cost of Living Index for Juab County: 85.5
Median Resident Age: 26.5 Years
Median Household Income: $45,900
Median Home Value: $168,700
Lodging & Food Services, Health Care, Educational Services, Construction, Miscellaneous Manufacturing, Agriculture & Forestry, Government, Transportation Services, Finance & Insurance Services
Population Demographics: 2010
Map of the Juab County area
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