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Welcome to Juab County History and Genealogy!

My name is Mary Ann Hetrick, I am the Coordinator for Juab County. I don't live in Juab County, but I will do my best to add what we can to help you find your ancestors. I can't do research for you, or answer queries, what I know will be posted on these pages.

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Short About

In March and April, 1996, a group of genealogists organized the Kentucky Comprehensive Genealogy Database Project. The idea was to provide a single entry point for all counties in Kentucky, where collected databases would be stored. In addition, the databases would be indexed and cross-linked, so that even if an individual were found in more than one county, they could be located in the index. In June, as the Kentucky Project was coming to completion, it was decided to create this page for all states. Volunteers were found who were willing to coordinate the collection of county pages for each state page.

Juab County is a proud part of the UTGenWeb Project, and USGenWeb Project. You can Learn more About Us. If Juab County is not the County your looking for look at The UTGenWeb County Selection Page.

Juab County Facts:

Area: 3,412 Square Miles
County Seat: Nephi
Origin of Name: from the Ute word "yoab" meaning flat or level plain. This describes much of the County’s landscape, except for the Rocky Mountains found on the Eastern border of the county.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,406 square miles (8,820 km2), of which 3,392 square miles (8,790 km2) is land and 14 square miles (36 km2) (0.4%) is water.

Adjacent counties

  1. Tooele County, Utah (north)
  2. Utah County, Utah (north east)
  3. Sanpete County, Utah (east)
  4. Millard County, Utah (south)
  5. White Pine County, Nevada (west)


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