Introduction to Price, Utah
Price was originally a part of the Sanpete County. It was organized on 14 July, 1892. At that time, it was a part of the Emery County. The first settlers of the city arrived in October 1877. It was named after William Price, the Latter Day Saint Bishop who explored the area in 1869. The first railroad entered the area in 1883. The city is the county seat of Carbon County, which was founded in 1894.
Price and nearby Attractions
- College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum
- Scofield State Park
- Cleveland - Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry
- Manti - La Sal National Forest
- Western Mining and Railroad Museum
- Huntington State Park
Things To Do In Price
Price offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. The College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum and Cleveland - Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry provide absorbing insights into the history of this area. The Huntington State Park and Scofield State Park are less than half an hour's drive away. In addition, Price hosts the Carbon County Fair & Rodeo in the month of August, and the Nine Mile Canyon Fall Gathering in the month of September.
Salt Lake City International Airport is the nearest international Airport.
Price Higher Education
College of Eastern Utah is the local higher education institution. Others in the neighborhood include Snow College, Brigham Young University, and Utah Valley State College.