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Circleville in Piute County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Circleville

 
 
Circleville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Circleville Marker
Inscription. Circleville was settled in 1864 by a group of pioneers from Sanpete County. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints organized a branch, William J. Allred, Presiding Elder. Land was cultivated and homes erected. In 1865 the Black Hawk War forced evacuation. Non-Mormons began homesteading the valley in 1873 and Mormons from the Beaver area arrived a year later. Thomas Day, Presiding Elder. In 1876 Thomas King and sons established a United Order 2 miles east of the original settlement.
 
Erected 1969 by Camp Circle Valley, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 366.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 10.315′ N, 112° 16.22′ W. Marker is in Circleville, Utah, in Piute County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and 100 East Street, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is on the northeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Circleville UT 84723, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Piute County Courthouse (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Circleville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Circleville Marker
Circleville, Utah image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
3. Circleville, Utah
View west on Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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