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
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.