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Economic Development Partners

It's all about connections. We know just who you need to know. Our partners throughout this region are ready to help you by providing details about their expertise. We have connections with all of the economic development organizations in the area, from cities and townships to economic departments. Whether you need distribution space, existing real estate or room to build, city-living or rural land, you'll find it in a community within our region.

Uintah County

As of 2000 the population was 25,224 and by 2009 was estimated at 31,536. It was named for the Ute Indians, the tribe that lives in the basin. Its county seat and largest city is Vernal.[1] Located just outside Vernal, the Vernal-Uintah County Airport provides daily scheduled air service to Denver, Colorado.

Vernal is one of the largest cities in the United States without a railway. One was proposed in the past, with a railway station being built. There is still a railway approximately 60 miles away from city limits. Railways are used for coal being delivered to the power plant and the transportation of gilsonite, a former major part of the economy in the area.

Vernal City

Naples City

Naples is a city in Uintah County, in the Vernal metro area. The community was named for the city in Italy. The latitude of Naples is 40.426N. The longitude is -109.498W. It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,230 feet.The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,411.

USU has been ranked in the top 2 percent of prestigious graduate schools of education in the United States for the past decade. It is also ranked in the Top 500 of the World's Best Universities. It is nationally and internationally recognized for its intellectual and technological leadership in land, water, space and life enhancement.

Utah State University

Chamber of Commerce

Your Chamber is a voluntary partnership of business and professional people working together to build a healthy economy and to improve the quality of life in our community. Chamber members are businesses, organizations and individuals concerned with the socioeconomic climate of our community.

The mission of Uintah Basin Applied Technology College (UBATC) is to provide technical education and training for secondary and adult students, to fulfill labor market needs, and to promote the economic development in the Uintah Basin.

Uintah Basin Applied Technology Center


Northeastern Utah is a vast area with more to see and do than anyone can experience in a single trip. Flaming Gorge Reservoir is a haven for boaters and fishermen alike, and surrounded by grand rocky shoreline as it is, it's also popular with hikers.

Started in 1987 as a private, nonprofit organization, EDCUtah is a public/private partnership, working with state and local government and private industry to attract and grow competitive, high-value companies and spur the development and expansion of local Utah businesses.

EDC Utah


We can help with business operations and expansion: Accounting, Marketing, Business plans, Budgets, Management and operations, Human resources, Loans packaging assistance, Business continuity planning, Strategic assessment & planning.

The Governor's Office of Economic Development charter is based on Governor Herbert's commitment to economic development statewide. The mandate for this office is to provide rich business resources for the creation, growth and recruitment of companies to Utah and to increase tourism and film production in the state.

Governor's Office of Economic Development


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