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Kanab is the County Seat for Kane County
76 North Main St.
Kanab, UT 84741
Kanab began in 1858 as a crude dugout built by the great Mormon frontiersman and Indian missionary Jacob Hamblin. Kanab is derived from an Indian word meaning “place of willows”  A fort was build by Mormon settlers in 1865 as a defense from the Indians and a base camp for travelers and explorers. Three different attempts were made to settle this area with the final succeeding.  A group of settlers from the abandoned Muddy River Mission in Nevada and a few families from the Cottonwood area of Salt Lake City lead by Levi Stewart moved into the locale in 1870.  Citizens elected their first town president and town council in August of 1885.
- Contact Information
- Public Works Department
- Kanab City Office
- 76 North Main
- Kanab, Utah 84741
- Phone: 435- 644-2534
- Fax: 435-644-2536
- Utah Gravestone Photo Project
- Kane County USGenWeb Project
- Department applications for excavation permits 
- Cemetery records of Kanab City Cemetery 
- BillionGraves page, has headstones photos and transcriptions of them, searchable.
Church History and Records
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Kanab Utah Utah State Archives
- Kanab History
- Kanab History Online Utah
- List of Kanab Pioneers
- Kane County History
- Kane County GenWeb
- Maj. John Wesley Powell Spends Christmas In Mormondom
- Markers and Monuments; Jacob Hamblin & Kanab’s Fort Kanab
- Muddy River Mission
- Preserving the Past for the future: Historic Homes of Kanab 
- Utah History Encyclopedia
Libraries and Societies
- Kanab City Library
374 North Main
Kanab, Utah 84741
Geographic location: Google
- ↑ Kanab Utah
- ↑ Kanab History
- ↑ Markers and Monuments; Jacob Hamblin & Kanab’s Fort Kanab
- ↑ "FHLC Book 979.251/K1 V3k" (Kanab, Utah : City of Kanab, 199-?).
- ↑ "FHLC Book 979.251/K1 V3j v. 1 and 2 (873918)"] (pub? : Esther B. Judd).
- ↑ "FHLC Film 27304" (Salt Lake City, Utah, GSU). Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1907
- ↑ "FHLC Film 26061" (Salt Lake City, Utah, GSU). Record of members, 1870-1936. Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1907-1935
- ↑ "FHLC Film 26062" (Salt Lake City, Utah, GSU). Record of members, 1936-1948. Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1937-1948
- ↑ "FHLC Film 26063" (Salt Lake City, Utah, GSU). Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1936-1948
- ↑ "FHLC Book 979.251/K1 E6k" (Kanab, Utah : Kanab Heritage Council, 199-?).
- ↑ Utah Digital Newspapers"] (Salt Lake City, Utah : University of Utah).
- ↑ "FHLC Film 2405900-2405907" (Omniwest Corp : Marlin E. Brown).
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