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History
Although Daggett County is Utah’s youngest and least populated County, the area enjoys a rich and interesting history.  The County broke off of Uintah County in 1918 and was named for Ellsworth Daggett who helped develop irrigation for the county.  It’s a recreation and scenic paradise with beautiful red rock canyons, lakes, rivers, and forests.  Area photographs are available in our Photo Gallery.  If you are a 4th Grade student working on your report visit our 4th Grade Page for additional information.

Economy
The County’s economy is based primarily on:
  • Recreation
  • Agriculture
  • Government Work

Recreation
Recreation in Daggett County means:

  • Camping 
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Photography
  • Bird Watching
  • Four-Wheeling
  • Just plain old relaxing and enjoying life

For vacation information including lodging, restaurants and places to see, please visit the Chamber of Commerce website.

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Scheduled Flow Changes for Flaming Gorge Dam have been changed
The Flaming Gorge notification, dated November 23.2018, is being amended to accommodate an anticipated survey which will now occur on December 16, 2018. Daily average releases are expected to remain at 2.000 cfs through the end of February. Additional Info...
USDA Designates Daggett County, Utah, As A Primary Natural Disaster area
Daggett County has been designated as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who have suffered losses due to a recent drought may be eligible for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. Deadline to apply is May 14, 2019.

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