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Emery County

Emery County can be found in the middle of the state of Utah and is about as square as they come, meaning the shape of the county of course. While visitors can see the evidences of dinosaurs at the Cleveland Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, one of the largest dinosaur quarries in the world, the earliest human occupants of this land were the Desert Archaic People as well as the Fremont People. It was officially formed in 1894 and named for the former territorial Governor, George W. Emery.

If you go there, it will be to see the goblins. Goblin Valley has many goblin shaped sandstone formations that are unique to this state park. Also, if traveling through during the watermelon harvest season, you’ll want to stop in Green River and pick up a world famous watermelon. Finally, the San Rafael Swell also has amazing land formations that are too often missed.


Sheep grazing in a field in Emery County.

This is the Energy West Mining Co. office, a subsidiary of PacifiCorp, in Huntington, Utah.

The Huntington Power Plant is located in Emery County.

More information for Emery County can be found at the following sites:

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