Most People Don’t Know the Meaning Behind These 15 Utah Town Names

Many of Utah’s towns are named after the people who settled them originally. Others are named after people in the Book of Mormon. Some of Utah’s towns have more surprising origins. Check out these 15 town names and their meanings.

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Did you know what these town names meant?