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We recently purchased a new home in Saratoga Springs, UT. Judy and Ramon Gomez at Utah Prudential Real Estate worked closely and diligently with us to complete the transaction. The Gomez's were extremely helpful and found us the home that best fit our family's needs. Doing most of the work long distance (we were in Houston, TX), they took the time to learn what we wanted and expected in a home, and then they brought great options to us. We are very pleased with our new home, and we would recommend Utah Prudential to anyone who is in the market to find a new home in the greater Salt Lake City or Park City areas.

Sincerely,
Steve and Wendy Hoenig

Park City is truly a mountain gem. With perfect weather year round for all facets of mountain living activities, who can resist the magical draw Park City has? Park City has a diverse selection of Summit County homes or land for sale and is the perfect place for your dream vacation home or to simply escape the grind of big city living. Here are some quick facts about this charming historical mining town. You may also go to www.parkcityinfo.com for more detailed information about Park City, which is updated almost daily.

http://2005.summitcounty.org/history/summit/history.html

Quick Facts

  • Alpine Heart of the 2002 Winter Olympics
  • Park City was founded as a silver-mining town in 1869. By 1900, it was a booming mining town with 10,000 residents and 100 saloons
  • Second largest silver strike in U. S., 1200 miles of mining tunnels under the city; the deepest mining shaft is 2600’ Flagstaff Mountain was the first mining claim in the Park City area; George Hearst owned the Ontario Mine
  • Summit County was one of the fastest growing counties in the US during the 1990’s
  • Elevation = 7000’ at Main Street: ranges from 6500’- 10,000’
  • City Size =12 square miles
  • Average Daily Water Consumption = 4. 6 million gallons
  • School Population = 3,891
  • Number of Primary Dwelling Units = 2,624
  • Number of Secondary Homes/ Units = 5,718
  • Tourist Bed Base = 17, 477 pillows in vicinity; 4549 units
  • Gross Taxable Sales = $400 million in city
  • Number of Restaurant Seats in PC & Basin = 11,354
  • Number of Park City Business Licenses = 1500
  • Number of Retail Stores = 251 in Park City & Basin
  • Number of City Police Officers = 22