Hiawatha, Utah Overview
Hiawatha, Utah includes 160 nearby coal leases. Hiawatha is a ghost town formerly a coal mining town in Carbon County Utah United States. The town is located at the base of Gentry Mountain some 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Price. It used to be a vibrant mining town with a population of above 1500 in the 1940s. Coal was discovered here in 1909 a mine was built a railroad was constructed and the city was incorporated in 1911. Another nearby village called Blackhawk was merged with Hiawatha in 1915. Hiawatha was a company town.
- Located in Carbon County, Utah.
- Hiawatha, Utah sits 7,264 feet above sea level.
in Hiawatha, Utah
- 160 Total
- 54 Authorized
- 2 Pending
- 104 Closed
Coal Lease News From The Coal Fields™
Learn more about the Bureau of Land Management, Public Land Survey System, and coal leases.
Understanding Lease Ownership
We receive lots of emails from people who find their name or a relative’s name on our site and want to know if this means they have some right to the land listed under that name.
Understanding BLM Administrative Areas
Whether it is filing a lease or researching one, the administering BLM office is going to be the definitive source.
Understanding Location Data
Lease handled by the Bureau of Land Management are not mapped by latitude and longitude, instead, these leases harken back to the Public Land Survey System.
A “township” can refer to two different things. Both are part of the PLSS measurement system but have different uses.