Green River, Utah

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History

Green River, Utah is located "on I-70 and the Green River. The town receives ints name from the river and should not be confused with Green River, Wyoming. The earlier recorded name for Green River, Utah was Blake for a J.P. Blake who settled on the east bank of the river. Today's town extends to both sides of the river." [1]


Wikipedia (http://www.wikipedia.com: accessed 3 March 2010), "Green River, Utah."

Resources

Cemeteries

Green River Cemetery
Green River, Utah 84525

Court

Emery County Justice Court - Green River
48 Farrer Street
Green River, Utah 84525
Phone: 435-564-3204
Fax: 435-564-8322

Local Histories

Societies and Libraries

Green River Branch Library
85 South Long Street
Green River, Utah 84525
Phone: 435-564-3349
Fax: 435-564-3399
Hours: M-Th 9:30am-5:30pm; F 9:30am-2:30pm; Sat 9am-12pm

Green River Archives
1765 East Main Street
Green River, Utah 84525
Phone: 435-564-3427 ext. 2
Fax: 435-564-3526
Hours: T-Th 10am-4pm

Museums

John Wesley Powell River History Museum
1765 East Main Street
Green River, Utah 84525
Phone: 435-564-3427

Family History Centers

Green River, Utah
101 North Clark St
Green River, Emery, Utah, United States
Phone: 435-564-3582
Hours: Call for appt.

Web Sites

References

  1. John W. Van Cott, Utah Place Names: A Comprehensive Guide To the Origins of Geographic Names (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1990), 166.