National Register Listings in
Utah County, Utah

Adams, George and Temperance, House Adams, John Alma, House Alexander, William D., House Allen, Dr. Samuel H., House and Carriage House Alpine City Hall Alpine LDS Church Meetinghouse American Fork Cemetery Rock Wall American Fork City Hall American Fork Historic District American Fork Presbyterian Church American Fork Second Ward Meetinghouse American Fork Third Ward Meetinghouse Ashton-Driggs House Austin, Thomas, House Bank of American Fork Barrett-Homer-Larsen Farmstead Baxter, David and Drusilla, House Beck No. 2 Mine Beebe, Angus, George and Martha Ansil, House Beers House-Hotel Bird, Roswell Darius, Sr., House Booth, John E., House Bringhurst, William and Ann, House Brown, George M., House Bunnell, Stephen and Mary, House Caffrey and Davis Furniture Company-Senior Hotel Camp Floyd Site Camp Williams Hostess House/Officers' Club Carter-Terry-Call House Cedar Fort School Charcoal Kilns Chipman, Delbert and Ora, House Chipman, Henry & Elizabeth Parker, House Christeele Acres Historic District Clark-Taylor House Clinger-Booth House Cluff, Harvey H., House Coddington, Thomas and Elizabeth, House Cordner, Alexander and Nellie P., House Cordner, William James and Edna, House Cordner-Calder House Crandall Houses Cullimore, William J. and Lizzie, House Cutler, Thomas R., Mansion Dallin House Davies, Charles E., House Davis, Joshua House Deal, Roe A. and Louise R., House Deal-Mendenhall Hall Dimick, Cecil I. and Mildred H., House Dixon, Christopher F., Jr., House Dixon, John, House Douglass, Samuel, House Dunn, Frederick and Della, House Dunn-Binnall House & Farmstead Eddington, Dr. Elmo and Rhea, House Eggertsen, Simon P. Sr., House Eureka Lilly Headframe Fairfield District School Frisby, Joseph H., House Fugal Blacksmith Shop Fugal Dugout House Gappmayer, Roy H. and Florence B., House Gardner, Ira W., House Gardner, James H. and Rhoda H., House Goode, Charles T.H., House Goodwin, Samuel I. and Olena J., House Green, Samuel, House Hafen, John, House Harper, Alfred William, House Harrington Elementary School Herbert, James and Emily, House Hines Mansion Jensen, Lars and Agnes, House Johnson, Mont and Harriet, House Johnson, Peter Axel, House Johnson-Hansen House Johnson-Kearns Hotel Jones, David H., House Kelly, T.R., House Kindred, Nephi and Annie, House Knight Block Knight, Jesse, House Knight-Allen House Knight-Finch House Knight-Mangum House Knudsen, Christian and Sarah, House Lakeview Tithing Office Larsen, Christen, House Larsen, Neils Peter, House Lehi City Hall Lehi Main Street Historic District Lehi North Branch Meetinghouse Lehi Roller Mills Lehi Ward Tithing Barn-Centennial Hall Lewis Terrace Lewis, John S. and Izola, House Lime Kilns Loveless House Maeser School McBride-Sims Garage Meneray, William H. and Sarah D., House Merrihew, Harry B., Drugstore Morgan, David, House Moyle House and Indian Tower Oakley, Ami and Amanda, House Olmsted Station Powerhouse Olpin, Joseph, House Olsen, Lars and Christina, House Packard, Milan and Margaret, House Payson Historic District Payson Presbyterian Church People's Co-op Building Peteetneet School Pleasant Grove Historic District Pleasant Grove School Pleasant Grove Tithing Office Pleasant Grove Town Hall Provo Canyon Guard Quarters Provo Downtown Historic District Provo East Central Historic District Provo Tabernacle Provo Third Ward Chapel and Amusement Hall Provo West Co-op Ray, William H., House Recreation Center for the Utah State Hospital Reynolds, Henry T. and Rebecca, House Reynolds, John T. and Henry T., Jr., House Richins, Thomas A., House Roberts, William D., House Santaquin Junior High School Silver Row Singleton, Robert and Mary Ann, House Singleton, Thomas and Eliza Jane, House Skinner, Alfred and Rosy, House Smith, Hannah Maria Libby, House Smith, John Y. and Emerette C., House Smith, Warren B., House Smoot, Reed, House Spanish Fork High School Gymnasium Springville Carnegie Library Springville High School Art Gallery Springville High School Mechanical Arts Building Springville Historic District Springville Presbyterian Church Stagecoach Inn Startup Candy Factory Stewart-Hills House Strang, James P. and Lydia, House Superintendent's Residence at the Utah State Hospital Taylor, George, Jr., House Taylor, Thomas N., House Timpanogos Cave Historic District Timpanogos Cooperative Marketing Association Building Tintic Standard Reduction Mill Twelves, John R., House U. S. Post Office Upper American Fork Hydroelectric Power Plant Historic District Utah Southern Railroad Depot Utah State Training School Amphitheater and Wall Veterans Memorial Building Wadley, Edward, House Ward, Patrick L. and Rose O., House Washburn, Alvin and Grace, House Water Lily Shaft Webb, Thomas and Mary, House Wentz, Peter, House White, Jacob Hanmer, House Wilkinson, Joseph and Margaret, House Wood-Harrison House Yankee Headframe Yard-Groesbeck House Young, Brigham, Academy Young, William Friend, House
The Great Salt Lake is the largest saltwater lake in the Western Hemisphere, covering more than 1,700 square miles. It is saltier than the ocean and is a popular tourist attraction.
Utah County is located in the central part of the state of Utah, in the United States. Its history dates back to the arrival of the first European settlers in the area in the mid-19th century. The region was initially inhabited by Native American tribes, including the Ute and Shoshone peoples.

In 1849, Brigham Young, the leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), sent a group of pioneers to establish a settlement in Utah Valley, which later became Utah County. The settlers faced several challenges, including harsh climate conditions and conflicts with Native American tribes. Despite these difficulties, the settlement grew and prospered as more pioneers arrived in the area.

Utah County became the center of religious, social, and economic activities for the Mormon pioneers. The construction of the Provo Tabernacle and the Provo City Center Temple served as important landmarks of the region's religious heritage. Agriculture, especially fruit cultivation, became a significant industry in the county, with apples, cherries, and peaches being key crops.

Over the years, Utah County witnessed significant growth and development. Educational institutions, such as Brigham Young University (BYU), were established and played a crucial role in shaping the county's cultural landscape. In recent years, Utah County has experienced a surge in population, becoming one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States. Today, it combines its religious heritage with a thriving economy, offering a mix of urban and rural areas, outdoor recreational opportunities, and a vibrant community.

This timeline provides a glimpse into the major events and milestones that have shaped the history of Utah County, Utah.

  • 1776: The first European explorers, Fathers Escalante and Dominguez, traveled through Utah County.
  • 1847: Mormon pioneers led by Brigham Young settled in the Salt Lake Valley, including the area now known as Utah County.
  • 1849: Provo was settled and became the county seat of Utah County.
  • 1851: Utah County had its first courthouse and jail.
  • 1852: Provo was incorporated as a city.
  • 1869: The completion of the transcontinental railroad brought new economic opportunities to Utah County.
  • 1875: Brigham Young Academy (now Brigham Young University) was established in Provo.
  • 1894: The first electric streetcar system was introduced in Provo.
  • 1903: The Utah-Idaho Sugar Company built a sugar factory in Lehi.
  • 1920: The Provo City Library was opened.
  • 1940s: Geneva Steel, a major steel mill, began operations in Utah County.
  • 1969: Brigham Young University became a university, offering graduate degrees.
  • 1980s: The technology industry started to grow in Utah County with the establishment of companies like Novell and WordPerfect.
  • 2002: The Peaks Ice Arena in Provo hosted ice hockey events during the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.