Utah counties are divided into six classes based on the population by Utah Code.
- First Class(Population of 700,000 or more): It has one county, a salt lake.
- Second Class (Population between 125,000 and 700,000): It has five counties
- Third Class (Population between 31,000 – 125,000): It has six counties
- Fourth Class (Population between 11,000 -31,000): It has eight counties
- Fifth Class (population between 4,000 – 11,000): It has five counties
- Sixth Class (Population below 4000): It has four counties.
In 1849 under the provisional State of Deseret, seven counties were originally established. In 1851 the territory of Utah was created. Three additional counties were established between 1851-1853. The counties were Millard, Juab and Washington. Between 1854 and 1894, all other counties were established by the Utah Territorial Legislature under territorial law. The popular vote gubernatorial proclamation created only the last two counties. The counties were Duchesne and Daggett.
How Many Counties in Utah
Counties of Utah
- Beaver County Map
- Box Elder County Map
- Cache County Map
- Carbon County Map
- Daggett County Map
- Davis County Map
- Duchesne County Map
- Emery County Map
- Garfield County Map
- Grand County Map
- Iron County Map
- Juab County Map
- Kane County Map
- Millard County Map
- Morgan County Map
- Piute County Map
- Rich County Map
- Salt Lake County Map
- San Juan County Map
- Sanpete County Map
- Sevier County Map
- Summit County Map
- Tooele County Map
- Uintah County Map
- Utah County Map
- Wasatch County Map
- Wasatch County Map
- Wayne County Map
- Weber County Map
Newest County of Utah
The Newest and last County of Utah state created on March 04, 1919, is Daggett County.
Oldest Counties of Utah
The oldest and five original counties of Utah were created on March 03, 1852. Salt Lake County, Tooele County, Sanpete County, Utah County and Weber Counties.
Largest and Smallest County by Area in Utah
San Juan County is the largest county in Utah, covering an area of 7,820 square miles (20,300 km2). The smallest county in Utah is Davis County, covering 299 square miles (770 km2).
Best County to live in Utah
Some of the best counties to live in the Utah State of United States are Cache County, Davis County, Utah County, Salt Lake County, Summit County and Wasatch County.
Most Populated and Least Populated county of Utah
Salt Lake County is the most populated county (2020 census) in Utah, and Daggett County is the least populated county (2020 census) in Utah state of United States.
Information about maps of all Counties of Utah
The maps of all counties of Utah are available on the website describing facts about counties. The maps shows the location of the county within the state, its county seat, and state and county boundary. These maps can be used in multiple ways for various purposes.