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Utah place names

a comprehensive guide to the origins of geographic names : a compilation

by John W. Van Cott

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Published by University of Utah Press in Salt Lake City, Utah .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Utah,
  • Utah.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Utah.,
    • Utah -- Geography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-434) and index.

      StatementJohn W. Van Cott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF824 .V36 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 453 p. :
      Number of Pages453
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1889547M
      ISBN 100874803454
      LC Control Number90052741

      Utah State Library, Program for the Blind and Disabled North West, Suite A Salt Lake City, UT (Salt Lake City metro area) (toll-free inside Utah) (toll-free outside Utah) [email protected] | John W. Van Cott has spent the better part of a lifetime searching out the answers to these questions. Now the fruits of his labor are recorded in this, the most extensive compilation of Utah place names ever published. Over four thousand toponyms are listed alphabetically, marking the passage of peoples and cultures. Paperback, c, p.

      Utah is made up of vibrant and historic cities and towns, all surrounded by natural beauty. These natural landscapes are designated as national parks, national monuments, national forests, state parks and millions of additional acres of open spaces with no official designation save for "Utah.". To jumpstart your planning, order or download free travel guides and read inspirational stories. 10PM: Stories behind Utah's most interesting place-names compiled into book This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. .

        Utah, constituent state of the United States of America; it became the 45th member of the union on January 4, It is bordered by Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Colorado to the east, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. The capital is .   There are too many Spanish place names to list here, but here are some of the most well-known: U.S. State Names from Spanish California — The original California was a fictional place in the 16th-century book Las sergas de Author: Gerald Erichsen.


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John W. Van Cott has spend the better part of a lifetime searching out the answers to these questions. Now the fruits of his labor are recorded in this, the most extensive compilation of Utah place names ever published. Almost five thousand toponyms are listed alphabetically, marking the passage of peoples and cultures from earliest times/5(13).

He was a charter member of the Utah State Committee on Geographic Names, and Founding President of the Utah Place Names Society. Praise and Reviews: “The book is scholarly and complete—but it is also a lot of fun. During World War II he was the Lieutenant of Police on the Manhattan Project at Hanford Richland, Washington and has worked for both the U.S.

Forest Service and the now non-existent U.S. Grazing Service. He was a charter member of the Utah State Committee on Geographic Names, and Founding President of the Utah Place Names Society.5/5(2).

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Utah's Canyon Country Place Names documents more than 4, place name derivations and place name changes over time. It also includes stories and early descriptions about those places, often told by the first explorers or the early pioneers who settled there.

Details are provided about hundreds of historic roads, trails, railroads, and highways /5(10). Utah Place Names book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Poverty Flat. Drunken Hollow.

Lousy Jim Creek. Hey Hoe Canyon. Almost fiv 4/5(10). It is only fitting that as a place settled by the Mormon pioneers, Utah has a significant number of place names that are culled from the Book of Mormon or that honor leaders of the LDS Church.

But Utah also has a number of cities and geologic wonders that have biblical and other traditional religious namesakes. These 24 Towns in Utah Have the Strangest Names You’ll Ever See. Utah’s history is an interesting mix of Old West and Mormon heritage. The state was inhabited by several Native American tribes long before Mormon pioneers arrived.

Trappers, fur traders, explorers and outlaws roamed the land as well. “The Mormons named more places than any other individual or group” in the state, wrote John W. Van Cott in his encyclopedic book, “Utah Place Names.” Latter-day Saints honored places.

rows  and a collection of established and registered geographic place names for Utah. Origins of Utah place names. [Federal Writers' Project. Utah.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Utah is a state located in the Western United ofthere are incorporated municipalities in the U.S.

state of Utah as well as three census-designated places in which the population exce A municipality is called a town if the population is under 1, people, and a city if the population is over 1, people.

Incorporation means that a municipal charter. Series I is primarily composed of individual handwritten field notes collected for Phase II of the Utah Geographic Names Identification System project.

Series I includes computer printouts of names shown on the topographic-map series, to be used for Phase II. Phase II being the systematic collection of names from other sources, including maps, charts, and text.

Series II. The origin of the place name for -- Lund -- is summarized in a PDF document. This brief article is extracted from the publication UTAH PLACE NAMES (), compiled and written by John W.

Van Cott. For each of the over place names indexed in the book are answers to such questions as: Where is it. Guest blogger Sachiko, an LDS church member and mother of going-on-seven children, enlightens us on the ins and outs of the strange baby naming practices of the state of Utah.

Utah Baby Names: It’s a naming culture people love to hate, or at least love to laugh at. If you’re familiar with Utah baby naming, you know what I’m talking about. If you aren’t, then. FREE PDF DOWNLOAD NOW!!. Source #2: FREE PDF DOWNLOAD There could be some typos (or mistakes) below (html to pdf converter made them): utah place names All Images Videos Maps News Shop | My saves.

The origin of the place name for -- Patmos Head -- is summarized in a PDF document. This brief article is extracted from the publication UTAH PLACE NAMES (), compiled and written by John W.

Van Cott. For each of the over place names indexed in the book are answers to such questions as: Where is it.

What is its history. What is its. Spanish spellings of the word Utah also vary considerably. Here are a few of the published references to Utah and the Ute Indians -- none of which is entirely correct or complete: The "Utah Place Names" book by John W.

Van Cott () states only that the word Utah was taken from native Ute Indians. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Five hundred Utah place names, Leigh, Rufus Wood, View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized.

Here are a few of the published references to Utah and the Ute Indians -- none of which is entirely correct or complete: The "Utah Place Names" book by John W.

Van Cott () states only that the word Utah was taken from native Ute Indians. It includes information about the name "Deseret," but nothing else on the origins of the word "Utah.". #5 Taylee. Utah score: Peak UT popularity:# Uniqueness: 86 times more popular in Utah.

As much as the Mc- prefix was the clear trend in the s, the last ten or fifteen years in Utah have been dominated by girls’ names ending in hard Es, and in particular -lee. Take a gander at the full list below, and you’ll find Oakley (6th), Oaklie (7th), Shaylee .Deseret (/ ˌ d ɛ z ə ˈ r ɛ t / ()) is a census-designated place in Millard County, Utah, United population was at the t is located about 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Delta, and about miles ( km) southwest of Salt Lake name Deseret comes from the Book of : Millard.

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