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Vernal, Utah

Full nameVernal, Utah
Official nameVernal, Utah
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
Named forVernal
Total Area4.6 sq mi (11.9 km2)
Land Area4.6 sq mi (11.9 km2)
Water Area0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation5328 ft (1624 m)
Total Population7714 (2000)
Density (pop.)649.8/km2 (1683.4/sq mi)
Pop. Estimate9216( 2009)
Other information
Time zoneMountain (MST) (UTC-7)
- Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes84078-84079
Area code435
FIPS code49-80090 
GNIS feature ID1433885 

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Vernal is a city in Uintah County, Utah, United States. The population was 7,714 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Uintah County and is located about 3.6 miles west of the Colorado border. The city's Vernal-Uintah County Airport has scheduled air service to Denver provided by Great Lakes Aviation. Service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.

Vernal is one of the largest cities in the United States without a railway . One was proposed in the past, with a railway station being built. There is still a railway approximately 60 miles away from city limits. Railways are used for coal being delivered to the power plant and the transportation of gilsonite, a former major part of the economy in the area.

Shopping centers and commercial districts are currently under construction. The Uintah Gateway Mall and the Vernal Towne center will offer the Vernal area with substantial shopping opportunities. Currently there are a number of hotels under construction, including two Marriott chain hotels, a LaQuinta, and others.

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Watching Government: Taking a second look - Oil & Gas Journal Tweet this news
Oil & Gas Journal--The US Bureau of Land Management's field office in -Vernal-, -Utah-, intends to prepare an air-quality supplement to the Greater Natural Buttes Gas Development ... - Date : Mon, 08 Nov 2010 16:15:23 GMT+00:00
On the Record for Nov. 12, 2010 - Craig Daily Press Tweet this news
Craig Daily Press--Jacob Nathaniel Mead, 34, of -Vernal-, -Utah-, was booked into Moffat County Jail on suspicion of driving on one-way roadways and rotary traffic islands, ... - Date : Fri, 12 Nov 2010 19:14:43 GMT+00:00
Vernal, Utah - Home of the Strange - Stock Markets Review Tweet this news
Stock Markets Review--Sherman Ranch - also known as Skinwalker Ranch by the local Ute Indian tribe - is located somewhere near -Vernal-, -Utah- and is comprised of 480 acres and a ... - Date : Tue, 10 Aug 2010 13:55:12 GMT+00:00
Craig Grain sold to Utah company - Craig Daily Press Tweet this news
Craig Daily Press--Coray Goodrich, of -Vernal-, -Utah-, owns the Goodrich Mud Company and said his company has been operating in Craig for about 14 years. ... - Date : Fri, 30 Jul 2010 06:25:05 GMT+00:00
Vernal's 9-year-olds win one, lose two in California - Vernal Express Tweet this news
Vernal Express--After beating teams from across the state of -Utah- and taking the state tournament, the -Vernal- team headed to Elk Grove, Calif., (near Sacramento) on July 27 ... - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 19:39:25 GMT+00:00
Interior dismisses report on Utah lease wrangling - Vernal Express Tweet this news
Vernal Express--The US Interior Department released a report from its own inspector general last Monday that suggested the department ... - Date : Wed, 21 Jul 2010 20:58:47 GMT+00:00
Tie-down champ never tires - Calgary Sun Tweet this news
Calgary Sun--Jarrett and travelling partner Clint Robinson made the long commute from a rodeo in -Vernal-, -Utah-, to arrive for Friday's first go-round, but nobody in the ... - Date : Sat, 10 Jul 2010 05:14:17 GMT+00:00
Things you didn't know about Sen. Hatch - Salt Lake Tribune (blog) Tweet this news
Salt Lake Tribune (blog)--But the US News does let you know that his great-grandfather founded -Vernal-, -Utah- and that he calls his kids "Hatchlings," two things I wasn't aware of and ... - Date : Tue, 06 Jul 2010 23:59:31 GMT+00:00
Man sentenced after shooting cop in the leg - ABC 4 Tweet this news
ABC 4---VERNAL-, -Utah- (ABC 4 News) - A man who shot a Vernal police officer is going to prison for possibly the rest of his life. Jesus Martinez was convicted of two ... - Date : Tue, 22 Jun 2010 23:49:49 GMT+00:00
BIA officer dies after car rolls off dam - Vernal Express Tweet this news
Vernal Express--Sources told the -Vernal- Express that Yazzie may have been responding to a call of a disturbance involving an intoxicated person. He was traveling alone. ... - Date : Tue, 08 Jun 2010 05:45:13 GMT+00:00

Municipalities and communities of Uintah County, Utah

County seat: Vernal
CitiesNaples * Vernal
CDPsFort Duchesne * Maeser * Randlett * Whiterocks
Bonanza * Jensen * Lapoint * Tridell
Ghost townDragon

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