Great Salt Lake County, Utah Genealogy

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Great Salt Lake County, Utah was created as one of the original counties of Utah in 1850. It was expanded to the eastern border in present-day Colorado in 1852.[1] It was reduced in size in 1856, and then reduced again to its present boarders. The name was changed to Salt Lake County in 1866.[2]

For records of Great Salt Lake County, see Salt Lake County, Utah.


  1. Utah Territory Legislative Assembly, Acts, resolutions, and memorials, passed by the first annual, and special sessions, of the Legislative Assembly, of the Territory of Utah, begun and held at Great Salt Lake City, on the 22nd day of September, A.D., 1851 (1852) (G.S.L. City, U.T.: Legislative Assembly, 1852), 163. Internet Archive edition.
  2. Deon C. Greer, Atlas of Utah (Ogden, Utah: Weber State College, 1981), 163-64. WorldCat entry. FHL Q Book 979.2 E7a.