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Tooele County Resource Assessment

Tooele County Resource Assessment

Tooele County covers 6,923 square miles, stretching west from the Great Salt Lake to the Nevada State line. The county was one of Utah’s original six counties created in 1850, and since has had several boundary changes.

The current boundaries of Tooele County encompass classic basin and range terrain with large expanses of the Great Salt Lake Desert interrupted by north to south running mountain ranges. On the eastern border are the Oquirrh Mountains and along the western border are the Deep Creeks, with the Onaqui and Stansbury Mountains in between. Elevations range from 4,200 feet above sea level at the edge of the Great Salt Lake to over 11,031 at Deseret Peak in the Stansbury Mountains.

Tooele County Land Use Map

Complete Assessment - Land Use Statistics

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Tooele County, Utah Resource Assessment (PDF, 1.13 MB)

Summary Assessment - Land Use Statistics

Land Use Acres
Forest  
Grain Crops 3,944
Conservation Reserve Program  
Grass/Pasture/Haylands 52,670
Orchards/Vineyards  
Row Crops 455
Shrub/Rangeland  
Water 284,113
Wetlands 45,739
Developed 17,082
County Total 404,003