Utah County, Utah is the second-most populous county in Utah. The county seat and largest city is Provo, which is the third-largest city in the state. The county was created in 1850 and named for the Spanish name (Yuta) for the Ute Indians.

In 2010, the center of population of Utah was located in Utah County, in the city of Saratoga Springs.

Utah County is one of seven counties in the United States to share the same name as the state it is located in (the other six counties being Arkansas County, Hawaii County, Idaho County, Iowa County, New York County, and Oklahoma County).

See also Scouting in Utah.

Local History Edit

Notable Scout Units Edit

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Parks & Nature Edit

  1. Camp Floyd / Stagecoach Inn State Park and Museum - Camp Floyd was a short-lived U.S. Army post. The Stagecoach Inn was a nearby hotel which also served as a stagecoach stop and, during 1860-1861, a Pony Express stop. Both were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the 1970s, and now are included in a Utah state park.
  2. Flight Park State Recreation Area, located in northern Utah County, Utah, dedicated to hang gliding and paragliding. The park is located on the south side of Point of the Mountain, just north of Lehi.
  3. Utah Lake State Park - Adjoins Utah Lake, the state's largest body of fresh water.

Camping Edit

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Eagles Nest Edit

Noteworthy local scouts and service projects

Charitable Organizations Edit

The following service units would greatly look forward to partnering with local scouts on providing community service

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