Wasatch County, Utah Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Wasatch County, Utah


Named for a Ute Indian word, meaning mountain pass or low place in the high mountains. The county seat is Heber City. It is largest city in the county.

Parent County

  • 1862--Wasatch County was created 17 January 1862 from Davis and Green River Counties (old). There is no longer a Green River County.

County seat: Heber City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Duchesne | Salt Lake | Summit | Utah




  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Buysville
  • Center
  • Charleston
  • Daniel
  • Daniel's Creek
  • Elkhorn
  • Heber
  • Heber 1
  • Heber 2
  • Heber 3
  • Heber 4
  • Heber E.
  • Heber W.
  • Midway
  • Midway 1
  • Midway 2
  • Wallsburg



Local Histories




  • One major resouce for newspapers throughout Utah is the University of Utah's Utah Digital Newspapers project "with more than 600,000 pages of digitized Utah historical newspapers." One newspaper from Wasatch County is included in this digital project, the Wasatch Wave. Read more... about using Utah newspapers for your family history research.



Vital Records

Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the Family Search Record Search Pilot .  Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed.  A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).