Emery, Utah

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History

Emery is located "on U-10 fifteen miles southwest of Ferron. The town was first called Muddy Creek after the nearby creek. It was later named Emery in honor of George W. Emery of Tennessee, who was appointed governor of Utah Territory in 1875." [1]


Wikipedia (http://www.wikipedia.com: accessed 3 March 2010), "Emery, Utah."

Resources

Cemeteries

Emery Town Cemetery
75 South Center Street
Emery, Utah 84522

Societies and Libraries

Emery Branch Library
100 North Center Street
Emery, Utah 84522
Phone: 435-286-2474
Fax: 435-286-2434
Hours: 9:30am-5:30pm

Web Sites

References

  1. John W. Van Cott, Utah Place Names: A Comprehensive Guide To the Origins of Geographic Names (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1990), 127-128.