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Utah County, Utah

US county information
NameUtah County
StateUtah
SeatProvo
Largest cityProvo
US Area
Total Area2141 sq mi (5545.2 km2)
Land Area1998 sq mi (5174.8 km2)
Water Area143 sq mi (370.4 km2)
Named forThe Ute Native Americans
Time zoneMountain
Time zoneMountain: UTC-7/-6: -7/-6

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Utah County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. As of 2000, the population was 368,536 and by 2008 was estimated at 530,837. It was named for the Spanish name (Yuta) for the Ute Indians. The county seat and largest city is Provo. The center of population of Utah is located in Utah County, in the city of Lehi.

Utah County is part of the Provo-Orem Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Utah County is one of seven US counties to share its name with its state (the others are Arkansas County, Hawaii County, Idaho County, Iowa County, New York County, and Oklahoma County.


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