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Richland County, Utah Territory was created 16 January 1864 by the Utah legislature from parts of Cache, Summit, and Green River counties.

In 1868 the U.S. Congress gave to Wyoming former Utah Territory land north of 41º and east of 111º to square up the shape of Wyoming Territory. This shaved off the eastern quarter of the county. Also, the same year the Utah legislature changed Richland's name to Rich County.[1] [2]
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  • For records of Richland County, see Rich County.
  • Since 1868, for records of Richland County on the east side of the Wyoming border, see also Uinta County, Wyoming.


  1. "Chart of County Formation in Utah" in Division of Archives and Records Service at (accessed 11 August 2011).
  2. Deon C. Greer, Atlas of Utah (Ogden, Utah: Desert State College, 1981), 162 and 164. WorldCat entry. FHL Q Book 979.2 E7a.


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