- Mountain Home, Utah
Mountain Home — Unincorporated community — Coordinates: Coordinates: Country United States State Utah County Duchesne Settled 1905 Elevation 7,005 ft (2,135 m) Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7) – Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6) ZIP code 84051 Area code(s) 435 FIPS code GNIS feature ID 1430527 Historical populations Census Pop. %± 1920 415 — 1930 273 −34.2% 1940 326 19.4% 1950 326 0% Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Mountain Home is an unincorporated community in central Duchesne County, Utah, United States, adjacent to the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation. It lies along local roads north of State Route 87, north of the city of Duchesne, the county seat of Duchesne County. Its elevation is 7,005 feet (2,135 m). Mountain Home was originally settled in 1905 as part of the Moon Lake Ward of the LDS Church.
Mountain Home is situated in a fertile valley that is mainly used to raise range cattle. It is known as "The Gateway to the High Uintas".
Mountain Home's most notable old families include the Farnsworths, the Thaynes and the Miles. Its most notable attractions include the Rock Creek Store and Bed and Breakfast, as well as the 7-11 Ranch. The Rock Creek Store and Bed & Breakfast is the original building that contained the Moon Lake First Ward church. Mountain Home is also the birthplace of Evan Mecham, who served as Governor of Arizona.
- High Uintas Wilderness
- Upper Stillwater Reservoir
- ^ a b "Mountain Home, Utah". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1430527. Retrieved 2008-04-12.
- ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/prod/www/abs/decennial/. Retrieved November 7, 2011.
- ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 103.
- ^ Utah State History Moon Lake Ward
- ^ Zip Code Lookup
Municipalities and communities of Duchesne County, Utah Cities Towns CDPs Unincorporated
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