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Piute County Resource Assessment

Piute County Resource Assessment

Piute County is located in south-central Utah and is one of the smallest and least populated counties in the state. Agriculture is the main income for the people living in the county. There are two reservoirs located in the county they are Piute and Otter Creek. Otter Creek is the third most fished lake in the state.

Piute County consists of 482,560 acres 74% is federal lands and 13% private. Resource decisions and issues that affect the federal lands have a major impact on the people in the county.

Average low winter temperatures: 26 degrees; average high summer temperatures: 80 degrees; average precipitation: 9 inches in the valleys and 40+ in the high mountains.

Piute County Land Use Map

Complete Assessment - Land Use Statistics

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Piute County, Utah Resource Assessment (PDF, 1.30 MB)

Summary Assessment - Land Use Statistics

Land Use Acres
Forest 92,248
Small Grains 8,656
Hayland 17,337
Pasture 7,113
Rangeland 342,467
Water 7,120
Wetlands 5,042
Developed 2,577
County Total 482,560