In area, San Juan is the largest county in the state.
Its county seat is Monticello and the largest city is Blanding.
It was named by the Utah State Legislature for the San Juan River nearby.
San Juan County includes the Utah section of the "4 Corners"
The county's western and southern boundaries lie deep within gorges carved by the Colorado and San Juan Rivers.
Tributary canyons, cutting through rock layers of the surrounding deserts, have carved the land up with chasms,
cliffs and plateaus. In the center of the county are Cedar Mesa, Comb Wash, and the Natural Bridges National Monument.
Rising above all, the Blue (Abajo) Mountains rise to nearly 12,000 feet, covered with lush forests vividly contrasting
the scenery below.
Cities and Towns
Aneth -- Blanding -- Bluff -- Bullfrog -- Halchita -- Halls Crossing
La Sal -- Mexican Hat -- Montezuma Creek -- Monticello -- Navajo Mountain
Monument Valley -- Spanish Valley -- Tselakai Dezza -- White Mesa
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June 2012: BIOGRAPHIES: Biography for Edson and Chester Black submitted by Christi Boyer.
February 2012: BIOGRAPHIES:
Biographies for Joseph W. Palmer, Wayne H. Redd, Joseph F. Barton,
James B. Decker, John M. Black, Jr., & David J. Rogers submitted by
January 2012: NEWS: Accidental Deaths: Marlon Washburn submitted by Marla Zwakman.
Grand County, Utah - (north)
Montrose County, Colorado
San Miguel County, Colorado
Dolores County, Colorado -
Montezuma County, Colorado
San Juan County, New Mexico
Apache County, Arizona - (south)
Navajo County, Arizona - (south)
Coconino County, Arizona -
Kane County, Utah - (west)
Garfield County, Utah - (west)
Wayne County, Utah - (west)
Emery County, Utah - (northwest)
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