Garrison, Utah - History

History

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1910 88
1920 109 23.9%
1930 90 −17.4%
1940 60 −33.3%
1950 84 40.0%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Originally founded as a cattle rustling and outlaw community in the 1850s, the town of Garrison later became the center of mining interests. The name comes from the Garrison family who farmed in the area. After mining interests subsided, the Garrisons had a livestock and hay ranch. Mrs. Garrison was a schoolteacher who also handled the mail, and the town's name honors her.

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