A History of Millard County

A History of Millard County Fill in Millard County was designated as the site of the first territorial capitol of Utah One wing of the capitol building was built in the early s before the seat of government was returned to S
  • Title: A History of Millard County
  • Author: Edward Leo Lyman Linda King Newell
  • ISBN: 9780913738382
  • Page: 264
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A History of Millard County
    Fill in Millard County was designated as the site of the first territorial capitol of Utah One wing of the capitol building was built in the early 1850s before the seat of government was returned to Salt Lake City The eastern part of the large county was settled first, as Pahvant Utes under their leader Kanosh welcomed pioneers to their homeland Relations were generFill in Millard County was designated as the site of the first territorial capitol of Utah One wing of the capitol building was built in the early 1850s before the seat of government was returned to Salt Lake City The eastern part of the large county was settled first, as Pahvant Utes under their leader Kanosh welcomed pioneers to their homeland Relations were generally peaceful between the two groups as towns and farms began to grow and prosper in the county.Development in the county initially centered on the east side later, the diversion of water from the Sevier River transformed western Millard County into a rich farming area However, the turbulent river and irrigation brought serious problems to homesteaders in the form of flooding and alkali Mormon snow coming to the surface, making agricultural development a great challenge.During World War II, a Japanese American relocation camp was located at Topaz in the desert interior of the county This vast region later housed the huge Intermountain Power Plant a generator of electricity for Utah and southern California The result of this has been a shift of population and political power from the east side to the west side of Millard County in recent years.
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