Evanston Community

Evanston and Uinta County is a growing region on the Wasatch Front with bountiful natural resources. These abundant assets include the majestic snowy Uinta mountains, abundant timber and water along Bear River, and the unique Bear River State Park where you will find elk, bison, deer and many wildlife.  The heart and soul of the county is the town of Evanston, which is a major stop along Interstate 80. With a strong and diverse economy, Evanston is a thriving destination for businesses and families. 

Evanston and Uinta County, part of the Wasatch Front, is made up of 8 cities; Evanston, Bear River, Carter, Fort Bridger, Lone Tree, Lyman, Robertson and Mountain View. The county seat, Evanston, has many resources and modern accommodating amenities for business owners, tourists, and local residents. 

Low Cost of Living

Evanston offers families the opportunity to live on the Wasatch Front, without the high price tag. Housing costs only 84% of the national average with an average home price of $195,700. By comparison the average home in Salt Lake City costs $392,000. Uinta County offers access to the same amenities, while making it possible for families to save on housing costs. Plus, Wyoming has no personal or corporate income tax - creating an additional savings for local residents.

Gateway to Recreation

Uinta County is the gateway to some of the most beloved national parks, fishing, hunting, hiking and skiing in the entire United States. With Bear River State Park offering immediate access to outdoor recreation, and more parks within an hour drive, residents can easily enjoy their favorite hobbies after work and on the weekends. 

A Cultural Surprise

Evanston’s culture may surprise you. This historic Western town is vibrant and modern while paying homage to its historic roots. Though small, the community is home to two museums and hosts regular cultural events. Performances are also staged in the newly renovated Evanston Cultural Center at The Strand Theater. When combined with live music and activities at the Roundhouse and Railyards, this family-friendly town is also a destination for those who love the West.

Join Us

We invite you to spend time in Evanston and Uinta County to discover why this is truly the next frontier on the Wasatch Front.