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Tooele County, Utah


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Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Vernon is approximately 220 (1990), 243 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 71 (1990), 79 (2010).
The amount of land area in Vernon is 19.481 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Vernon to Washington DC is 1946 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 59 miles. (as the crow flies)
Vernon is positioned 40.09 degrees north of the equator and 112.44 degrees west of the prime meridian.


25 miles south of Tooele Valley
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History & History Related Items

Joseph Vernon was killed by an Indian as he was cooking over his campfire. Not long afterward, a small group of pioneers came into the area and began to farm and raise livestock. A special feature of the area is the old school house where the younger children are still educated. It has a steeple with a bell that is still used today.

for a history and photo tour of Vernon, go to this webpage
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The founding of Vernon


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