Green River County, Utah Genealogy

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Green River County, Utah Territory was an extinct county created 3 March 1852[1] [2] [3] in the northeast corner of Utah Territory on land that eventually became parts of Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado.[4]

The only residents of this county on the 1856 Utah census seemed to have resided near Fort Bridger on the Oregon-California-Mormon Trail in present-day Wyoming.


  1. Utah Territory Legislative Assembly, Acts, resolutions, and memorials, passed by the first annual, and special sessions, of the Legislative Assembly, of the Territory of Utah, begun and held at Great Salt Lake City, on the 22nd day of September, A.D., 1851 (1852) (G.S.L. City, U.T.: Legislative Assembly, 1852), 162. Internet Archive edition.
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 686. WorldCat entry. FHL Book 973 D274 2002.
  3. "Chart of County Formation in Utah" in Division of Archives and Records Service at (accessed 11 August 2011).
  4. Deon C. Greer, Atlas of Utah (Ogden, Utah: Desert State College, 1981), 161-64. WorldCat entry. FHL Q Book 979.2 E7a.