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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Mohrland, Utah "was a coalmining town three miles south of Hiawatha on upper Cedar Creek. The four leading organizers of the town were Mays, Orem, Heiner, and Rice. The town name is a combination of the first initials of their names with land added to the end. In 1938 the mines were shut down and the town was abandoned." <ref>John W. Van Cott, ''Utah Place Names: A Comprehensive Guide To the Origins of Geographic Names'' (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1990), 254.</ref>
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Mohrland, Utah "was a coalmining town three miles south of Hiawatha on upper Cedar Creek. The four leading organizers of the town were Mays, Orem, Heiner, and Rice. The town name is a combination of the first initials of their names with "land" added to the end. In 1938 the mines were shut down and the town was abandoned." <ref>John W. Van Cott, ''Utah Place Names: A Comprehensive Guide To the Origins of Geographic Names'' (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1990), 254.</ref>  
 
 
  
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Wikipedia (http://www.wikipedia.com: accessed 3 March 2010), [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohrland,_Utah "Mohrland, Utah."]
 
Wikipedia (http://www.wikipedia.com: accessed 3 March 2010), [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohrland,_Utah "Mohrland, Utah."]

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History

Mohrland, Utah "was a coalmining town three miles south of Hiawatha on upper Cedar Creek. The four leading organizers of the town were Mays, Orem, Heiner, and Rice. The town name is a combination of the first initials of their names with "land" added to the end. In 1938 the mines were shut down and the town was abandoned." [1]


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

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  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), 254.