National Register Listings in
Beaver County, Utah

Ashworth, John, House Ashworth, John, House Atkin, James, House Atkins and Smith House Baldwin, Caleb, House Barton, William, House Beaver City Library Beaver County Courthouse Beaver Opera House Beaver Relief Society Meetinghouse Bird, Edward, House Black, John, House Bohn, Joseph, House Boyter, Alexander, House Boyter, James, House Boyter, James, Shop Bradshaw, George Albert, House Burt, William, House Cowdell, Enoch E., House Cox, Silas, House Crosby, Alma, House Dalten, Charles A., House Dean, James Heber, House Erickson House Farnsworth, Julia P. M., Barn Farnsworth, Julia, House Fennemore, Dr. George, House Fennemore, James, House Fernley, Edward, House Fernley, William, House Fort Cameron Fotheringham, Caroline, House Fotheringham, William, House Frazer, David L., House Frazer, Thomas, House Frisco Charcoal Kilns Gale, Henry C., House Gale, Henry C., House Greenwood, William, House Grimshaw, Duckworth, House Grimshaw, John, House Harris, Louis W., Flour Mill Harris, Louis W., House Harris, Sarah Eliza, House Hawkins, William and Eliza, House House at 110 S. 3rd West House at 325 S. Main St. Huntington, Joseph, House Jackson, Samuel, House Jenner-Griffiths House Jones, Thomas, House Lee, John Ruphard, House Limb, Lester, House Low Hotel Maeser, Reinhard, House Mansfield, Murdock and Co. Store McEvan, Mathew, House Meeting Hall Minersville City Hall Morgan, William, House Morris, Andrew James, House Moyes, William, Jr., House Muir, David, House Murdock, Almira Lott, House Murdock, John Riggs and Wolfenden, Mary Ellen, House Nowers, Wilson G., House Odd Fellows Hall Olcott, Frances A., House Orwin, Jessie, House Powell, David, House Puffer, Ephraim Orvel, House Reeves, Sylvester H., House Robinson, James E., House Robinson, William, House Robinson, William, House Rollins-Eyre House School House Shepherd, Dr. Warren, House Shepherd, Harriet S., House Skinner, Horace A., House Smith, Ellen, House Smith, Seth W., House Smith, William P., House Stephens, Mitchell M., House Stoney, Robert W., House Stoney, Robert, House Structure at 490 E. 200 North Tanner, Henry M., House Tanner, Jake, House Tanner, Sidney, House Tattersall, Joseph, House Thompson, Mary I., House Thompson, W. O., House Thompson, William, House Thompson, William, Jr., House Tolton, Edward, House Tolton, J. F., Grocery Tolton, Walter S., House Twitchell, Ancil, House Tyler, Daniel, House Upper Beaver Hydroelectric Power Plant Historic District US Post Office-Beaver Main White, Charles Dennis, House White, Maggie Gillies, House White, Samuel, House White, William H., House Willden, Charles, House Willden, Elliot, House Willden, Feargus O'Connor, House Willden, John, House Yardley, John, House
The state's official flower is the Sego Lily, a delicate white flower that grows in the state's mountain meadows.
Beaver County, Utah has a rich and fascinating history that stretches back thousands of years. The area was home to the Paiute Indian Tribe, who lived off the land and utilized the resources of the region. The first European settlers arrived in the early 1850s, led by Mormon pioneers seeking new opportunities and a place to practice their faith.

The town of Beaver, which would become the county seat, was established in 1856. It quickly grew as more settlers arrived, drawn by the fertile soil and ample water sources. Agriculture became the mainstay of the local economy, with crops such as wheat, corn, and fruit thriving in Beaver County's mild climate. Early settlers also raised livestock and operated small-scale mining operations, primarily for gold and silver.

In the late 1800s, transportation became a major factor in Beaver County's development. The Union Pacific Railroad extended its line to the region, opening up new markets and opportunities for the residents. The railroad brought an influx of tourists and businessmen, leading to the growth of hotels, businesses, and services in Beaver and other towns.

Throughout the 20th century, Beaver County continued to thrive through agriculture, mining, and tourism. The county experienced the boom and bust cycles associated with these industries, but managed to adapt and remain resilient. Today, Beaver County is known for its stunning natural landscapes, outdoor recreational opportunities, and its friendly community. It is a testament to the perseverance and hard work of its early pioneers and the generations that followed.

This timeline provides a condensed summary of the historical journey of Beaver County, Utah.

  • 1776 - Spanish explorers from California pass through the area
  • 1826 - American trapper and explorer Jedediah Smith visits the region
  • 1856 - Mormon pioneers settle in Beaver County
  • 1861 - Beaver County is officially established
  • 1872 - Railroad reaches Beaver, providing economic boost
  • 1895 - Beaver County Courthouse is built in Beaver
  • 1906 - Tintic Mining District is established, bringing mining boom
  • 1931 - Completion of historic Beaver Dam Lodge and Golf Course
  • 1970 - Completion of Beaver Mountain Ski Resort
  • 1985 - Completion of Minersville Reservoir