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Rabbit; valley on upper waters of Fremont Liver.
Raft River; mountains, a range in northwestern Utah, having apparently an east-west trend, separating the waters of Raft River on the north from those flowing toward Great Salt Lake on the south.
Ranch; post village in Kane County: population, 124.
Randlett; post village in Uinta County.
Randolph; post village, county seat of Rich County; population, 593.
Randolph; creek, left-hand branch of Bear River.
Ransom; post village in Cache County, on the Oregon short Line.
Recapture; creek, small right-hand branch of San Juan Liver.
Red Butte; creek, right-hand branch of Jordan River, flowing from Wasatch Mountains.
Red; canyon, that portion of the canyon of Green Liver in Uinta Range just above Browns Park.
Red; canyon, right-hand branch of Sevier River.
Red; creek, left-hand branch of Green River.
Red; creek, left-hand tributary to Strawberry Creek.
Redmond; post village in Sevier County; population, 402.
Red; plateau between Price and San Rafael rivers.
Rhodes; plateau, small plateau south of Uinta Range.
Rich; county; organized in 1863; area, 1,070 square miles; population, 1,781; magnetic declination, 16° 40'.
Richardson; post village in Grand County.
Richfield; city, county seat of Sevier County, situated in Sevier Valley, on the Rio Grande Western Railway; population, 1,817.
Richmond; city in Cache County, situated in Cache Valley, on the Oregon Short line; population,___.
Riter; post village in Salt Lake County.
Riverdale; post village in Weber County; population, 284.
Riverside; post village in Boxelder County.
Riverton; post village in Salt Lake County, located on the Rio Grande Western and the Union Pacific railways. (Called "Draper" on the Union Pacific.) Population, 636.
Roan (or Brown); cliffs, the southern terminal cliffs of Tavaputs Plateau.
Robinson; post village in Juab County.
Rockport; post village in Summit County; population, 150.
Rockville; post village in Washington County; population, 242.
Rosebud; creek, small stream rising in Raft River Mountains and sinking in the desert.
Rosette; post village in Boxelder County.
Round; valley, isolated Valley East of Pavant Mountains.
Roy; post village in Weber County. It has two railroads, the Oregon Short Line and the Rio Grande Western. (Called "Hooper" on the Oregon Short Line.) Population, 113.
Rush; valley south of Great Salt Lake, between Oquirrh and Onaqui mountains.

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Sagebrush; valley in western Utah, between Halahwah and Needle ranges.
Saint George; city, county seat of Washington County. It is situated on Virgin River, in the southwest corner of the State. Population, 1,661; magnetic declination, 15° 45'.
Saint John; post village in Tooele County; population, 177.
Salem; town in Utah County; population, 811.
Saleratus; creek, left-hand branch of Bear River.
Salina; post village in Sevier County, on the Rio Grande Western Railway; population, 1,022.
Salina; creek, right-hand branch of Sevier River.
Salt Lake; city in Salt Lake County, the capital and chief city of Utah. It is situated in Salt Lake Valley, a few miles southeast of the lake, and at the west base of the Wasatch Range. The city is regularly laid out, with broad streets and large squares. Its water supply for household purposes is derived from several small creeks flowing from the Wasatch Range, and for irrigating gardens and orchards largely from Utah Lake. The city has three railroads, the Oregon Short Line, the Rio Grande Western, and the Salt Lake and Ogden. Population, 48,076; magnetic declination, 16° 20'.
Salt Lake; county; area, 760 square miles; population, 68,182; magnetic declination, 15° 50'.
Salt Lake; valley south of Great Salt Lake, between the Wasatch and Oquirrh ranges Tooele Valley.
Sandy; post village in Salt Lake County. It has two railroads, the Oregon Short Line and the Rio Grande Western. Population, 1,195.
Sanford; creek, right-hand tributary to Sevier River.
San Juan; county; organized in 1880; area, 7,900 square miles; population, 500; magnetic declination, 14° 0'.
San Juan: river, large left-hand branch of Colorado River, heading in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado; length, 303 miles.
San Pete; county; area, 1,560 square miles; population, 15,538; magnetic declination, 15° 50' to 16° 0'.
San Pete; river, right-hand branch of Sevier River.
San Rafael; river, right-hand branch of Green River.
San Rafael Swell; broad, gentle elevation in the plateau between Fremont and San Rafael rivers.
San Rafael; valley on San Rafael River just below its mouth.
Santa Clara; post village in Washington County; population, 223.
Santaquin; post village in Utah County. It has two railroads, the Oregon Short Line and the Rio Grande Western. Population, 953; magnetic declination, 16° 45'.
Saw Mill; creek rising in Uinta Mountains and flowing north into Wyoming.
Scipio; post village in Millard County; population, 687; magnetic declination, 15° 35'.
Scofield; post village in Carbon County, on the Rio Grande Western Railway; population, 593.
Sentinel Rock; creek, right-hand branch of Colorado River.
Sevier; canyon, gorge of Sevier River in Canyon Range.
Sevier; county; area, 1,920 square miles'; population, 7,893; magnetic declination, 16° 0'.
Sevier; lake, the sink of Sevier River, in western Utah. Owing to the fact that the waters of Sevier River are at present used in irrigation, the lake exists only in the time of high water.
Sevier; plateau, a high plateau east of Sevier Valley; elevation, 10,000 feet.
Sevier; river, 279 miles in length, rising in Iron County, in the southwestern part of the State. It flows northward, then turns to the southwest and flows into Sevier Lake in Millard County.
Sharon; post village in Utah County.
Sheep; creek, right-hand branch of Green River.
Sheep Trough; spring on the plateau south of Virgin River.
Shirtz; creek, right-hand tributary to Virgin River.
Shoal; creek heading in the hills to the south and sinking in Escalante Desert.
Sigurd; post village in Sevier County, on the Rio Grande Western Railway.
Silver City; post village in Juab County. It has two railroads, the Oregon Short Line and the Rio Grande Western. Population, 187.
Sixteen Mile; spring at foot of Vermilion Cliffs.
Skull; valley, a broad desert valley between Stansbury and Cedar mountains.
Slaterville; post village in Weber County; population, 210.
Smith; creek rising in Uinta Mountains and flowing north into Wyoming.
Smithfield; city m Cache County, situated in Cache Valley, on the Oregon Short Line; population, 1,448.
Smithville; post village in Millard County; population, 72.
Smyths; post village in Millard County.
Snake; valley in western Utah and eastern Nevada.
Snowville; post village in Boxelder County.
Soldier Fork; creek, right fork of Spanish Fork.
South Eden; creek, small tributary to Bear Lake from the east.
South Tent; plateau summit east of San Pete Valley; altitude, 12,300 feet.
Spanish Fork; city in Utah County. It is situated in the Valley of Utah Lake, and has two railroads, the Rio Grande Western and the Oregon Short Line. Population, 3,157.
Spanish Fork; river formed by junction of Soldier Fork Creek and Thistle Creek; flows into Utah Lake.
Spanish Fork; peak, Wasatch Range; altitude, 10,000 feet.
Spanish; valley on a branch of Grand River from the La Sal Mountains.
Split; mountain, a fragment of Yampa Plateau, cut off by Green River, in Split Mountain Canyon; altitude, 8,000 feet.
Split Mountain; canyon, a short canyon on Green River, in Yampa Plateau.
Spring; city in San Pete County, situated in San Pete Valley, on the Rio Grande Western Railway; population, 1,226.
Spring; creek, small tributary to the head of Bear Lake.
Spring; creek, left-hand branch of Green River.
Spring; creek, small left-hand branch of San Pete River.
Spring; lake, a sink in Sevier Desert.
Springdale; post village in Washington County; population, 115.
Springville; city in Utah County. It is situated in the Valley of Utah Lake, and has two railways, the Rio Grande Western and the Oregon Short Line. Population, 3,168.
Stansbury; island in Great Salt Lake.
Stansbury; mountains, a desert range between Tooele and Skull valleys.
Stateline; post village in Iron County.
Sterling; post village in San Pete County. It has two railways, the Rio Grande Western and the San Pete Valley. Population, 347.
Stillwater; canyon on Green River just above its junction with Grand River.
Stockton; town in Tooele County; population, 358.
Straight; cliffs, the northeast descent from Kaiparowits Plateau; elevation, 2,000 feet.
Strawberry; creek, right-hand branch of Duchesne River.
Strawberry; valley on the head waters of Duchesne River.
Strong Knob; small island near the west shore of Great Salt Lake.
Sugar; post village in Salt Lake County; population, 1,412.
Summit; post village in Iron County, on the Rio Grande
Western Railway; population, 134.
Summit; county; area 1,920 square miles; population, 9,631; magnetic declination, 16° 05' east, 16° 20' west.
Summit; creek, right-hand branch of Green River.
Summit; valley, an elevated valley on the summit of Uinta Range.
Sunnyside; post village in Carbon County, on the Rio Grande Western Railway.
Sunshine; post village in Tooele County.
Swallow; canyon, a bit of canyon on Green River, in Browns Park.
Swallow Park; valley on the east slopes of Paunsaugunt Plateau.
Sweet Water; creek, left fork of Two Water Creek.
Syracuse; post village in Davis County, on the Oregon Short Line; population, 227.

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

 

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