Benmore, Utah

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Benmore is a ghost town in Tooele County, in the U.S. state of Utah.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Benmore was established in 1915, and remained in operation until 1935.[2] The community's name is an amalgamation of Bennion and Moore, the surnames of the families of early settlers.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Benmore, Utah
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  3. ^ The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Volumes 9-10. 1918. p. 13.

Coordinates: 40°00′45″N 112°25′18″W / 40.01250°N 112.42167°W / 40.01250; -112.42167