About This Place
Price is a city in Carbon County, Utah, United States. The city is home to the USU-College of Eastern Utah, as well as the large USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum affiliated with the college. Price is located within short distances from both Nine Mile Canyon and the Manti-La Sal National Forest. The city is noted for its history as a mining town, and its Greek Orthodox/Catholic/Mormon split population. The population was 8,402 at the 2000 census. Price is the county seat of, and largest city in, Carbon County.
Price is located at 39°36′0″N 110°48′24″W / 39.6°N 110.80667°W / 39.6; -110.80667 (39.600119, -110.806564) at the northwestern edge of the Colorado Plateau, and is at an elevation of 5,957 feet (1,815 m).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.2 square miles (11.0 km²), all land.