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Oak; post village in Millard County; population, 245.
Oakley; post village in Summit County; population, 279.
Oasis; post village in Millard County, on the Oregon Short Line Railway; population, 237.
Ogden; city in Weber County. It is the second city in size in the State and an important railroad center, being the junction of the Union Pacific, Southern Pacific, Oregon Short Line, and the Rio Grande Western railways. It is situated at the west base of the Wasatch Mountains, at the junction of Weber and Ogden rivers, and near the mouth of the former. Population, 15,828; magnetic declination, 16° 15'.
Ogden; river, branch of Weber River and tributary to Great Salt Lake. It heads in the Bear River Range, and flowing through Ogden Hole cuts a gorge across the Wasatch.
Ombey; range, a narrow range of mountains on the west State line.
Onaqui; mountains, a range between Rush and Skull valleys.
Ophir; post village in Tooele County; population, 205.
Oquirrh; mountains, range between Salt Lake and Tooele valleys.
Orange; cliffs, the upper line of cliffs on Stillwater Canyon of Green River.
Orangeville; post village in Emery County; population, 672.
Orderville; town in Kane County; population, 499.
Orejas del Oso; buttes on the plateau southwest of Abajo Mountains; altitude, 9,040 feet.
Orton; post village in Garfield County.
Otter; creek, right-hand branch of East Fork Sevier River.
Ouray; post village in Uinta County.

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Pahreah (Paria); post village in Kane County; population, 53; magnetic; declination, 13° 50'.
Pah Ute; canyon entering San Juan River from the south.
Panguitch; post village, county seat of Garfield County; population, 977.
Panguitch; creek, left-hand tributary to Sevier River.
Panguitch; lake near head of Panguitch Creek.
Paradise; post village in Cache County; population, 530.
Paragoonah; post village in Iron County; population, 314.
Paranuweap; canyon on Virgin River.
Paria; river, right-hand branch of Colorado River
Park; city in Summit County. It is a mining town situated near the summit of the Wasatch Range, at the terminus of branches of the Rio Grande Western and the Union Pacific railways. Population, 4,491.
Park; creek, right-hand branch of Green River.
Park Valley; post village in Boxelder County; population, 245.
Parley Canyon; creek, right-hand branch of Jordan River, flowing from Wasatch Mountains.
Parley Park; elevated, undulating valley at the head of East Canyon Creek.
Parowan; city, county seat of Iron County; population, 1,084.
Parowan; valley, an eastern arm of Escalante Desert.
Patmos Head; plateau, summit of Book Cliffs; altitude, 9,830 feet.
Paunsaugunt; plateau at head of Sevier River.
Pavant; butte in Sevier Desert.
Payson; city in Utah County. It is situated in Utah Lake Valley and has two railroads, the Rio Grande Western and the Oregon Short Line. Population, 2,644.
Peale, Mount; the highest of the La Sal Mountains; altitude, 12,089 feet.
Pennell, Mount; Henry Mountains; altitude, 11,250 feet.
Peoa; post village in Summit County; population, 357.
Perry; post village in Boxelder County.
Petersboro; post village in Cache County; population, 170.
Peterson; post village in Morgan County, on the Union Pacific Railway; population, 328.
Picacho; mountains, a short, narrow range east of Preuss Valley.
Pilot Rock; isolated peak in Skull Valley.
Pine Alcove; creek, right-hand branch of Colorado River.
Pine; creek, small left-hand branch of Sevier River.
Pine Valley; post village in Washington County; population, 243.
Pine Valley; mountains, a short range between heads of Virgin River and Santa Clara Creek.
Pink; cliffs, the eastern descent from the Paunsaugunt Plateau.
Pinto; post village in Washington County.
Pinto; creek heading in the hills to the south and sinking in Escalante Desert.
Piute; county; area, 740 square miles; population, 1,727; magnetic declination, 15° 25'.
Plain; post village in Weber County; population, 818.
Plateau; post village in Sevier County; population, 138.
Plateau; valley on east fork of Sevier River.
Pleasant; creek, small left-hand branch of San Pete River.
Pleasant; valley on upper waters of Price River.
Pleasant Grove; city in Utah County. It is situated at the west base of the Wasatch Range and near the shore of Utah Lake. It has two railroads, the Oregon Short Line and the Rio Grande Western. Population, 2,301.
Plymouth; post village in Boxelder County; population, 416.
Point Carbon; shoulder of a southern spur from Uinta Range.
Point Lookout; post village in Boxelder County.
Portage; post village in Boxelder County; population, 407.
Porterville; post village in Morgan County.
Potato; valley on the head waters of Escalante River.
Preuss; valley, an extension of Sevier Lake Desert to the southward between Picacho Mountains and Halahwah Range.
Price; post village, county seat of Carbon County, situated on the Rio Grande Western Railway; population, 604.
Price; river, large right-hand branch of Green River.
Promontory; post village in Boxelder County, on the Southern Pacific Railway.
Promontory; range, a narrow range of mountains trending north and south, in part forming a promontory extending into Great Salt Lake.
Providence; post village in Cache County; population, 944.
Provo; city, county seat of Utah County. It is situated at the west base of the Wasatch Range and near the shore of Utah Lake. It has two railroads, the Oregon Short Line and the Rio Grande Western. Population, 5,992: magnetic declination 16° 0.
Provo; valley, an elevated level valley on Provo River, at west base of Wasatch Range.

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Quartz; mountain, Uinta Range; altitude 8,250. 

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Source: Bulletin of the United States, Utah, Geological Survey, by Henry Gannett, Government Printing Office, 1900.

 

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