Place:Box Elder, Utah, United States

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NameBox Elder
Alt namesBox Eldersource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates41.5°N 112.867°W
Located inUtah, United States     (1856 - )
See alsoWeber, Utah, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Box Elder County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 49,975. Its county seat and largest city is Brigham City. It was named for the box elder trees with which the county abounds.

Box Elder County lies on the north end of the Great Salt Lake, covering a large area north to the Idaho border and west to the Nevada border. Included in this area are large tracts of barren desert, contrasted by high, forested mountains. The Wasatch Front lies along the south-eastern border, where the main cities are found.

Box Elder County is part of the Brigham City Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Salt Lake CityOgdenClearfield Combined Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1856 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1888 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1889 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 1,608
1870 4,855
1880 6,761
1890 7,642
1900 10,009
1910 13,894
1920 18,788
1930 17,810
1940 18,832
1950 19,734
1960 25,061
1970 28,129
1980 33,222
1990 36,485

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