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Beaver City is located in southwestern Utah on the high, Great Basin desert at the foot of the lofty Tushar Mountains that rise over 12,000 feet in elevation. The town was and still is to a large degree an oasis watered by the Beaver River which has its head in the Tushars. Beaver was founded by Mormon pioneers in 1856 and remains today a Mormon enclave, retaining many of the characteristics that folklorists recognize as making it part of the distinctive Mormon culture. The economy of the town is fairly evenly controlled by tourism, dairy fanning and supplying the goods and services needed by local residents.

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Places in Beaver listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

  • John Ashworth House (110 S. 100 West)
  • John Ashworth House (155 S. 200 West)
  • James Atkin House (260 W. 300 North)
  • Atkins and Smith House (390 N. 400 West)
  • Caleb Baldwin House (195 S. 400 East)
  • William Barton House (295 N. 300 East)
  • Beaver City Library (55 W. Center St.)
  • Beaver County Courthouse (90 E. Center St.)
  • Beaver Opera House (55 E. Center St.)
  • Beaver Relief Society Meetinghouse (51 N. 100 East)
  • Edward Bird House (290 E. Center St.)
  • John Black House (595 N. 100 West)
  • Joseph Bohn House (355 S. 200 West)
  • Alexander Boyter House (590 N. 200 West)
  • James Boyter House (90 W. 200 North)
  • James Boyter Shop (50 W. 200 North)
  • George Albert Bradshaw House (265 N. 200 West)
  • William Burt House (503 E. Center St.)
  • Enoch E. Cowdell House (595 N. 400 West)
  • Silas Cox House (85 S. 400 East)
  • Alma Crosby House (115 E. 100 North)
  • Charles A. Dalten House (270 S. 100 West)
  • James Heber Dean House (390 W. 500 North)
  • Erickson House (290 N. 300 West)
  • Julia P.M. Farnsworth Barn (180 W. Center St. (rear) )
  • Julia Farnsworth House (180 W. Center St.)
  • Dr. George Fennemore House (90 S. 100 West)
  • James Fennemore House (195 N. 200 East)
  • Edward Fernley House (215 E. 200 North)
  • William Fernley House (1083 E. 200 North)
  • Fort Cameron (East of Beaver on State Route 153)
  • Caroline Fotheringham House (290 N. 600 East)
  • William Fotheringham House (190 W. 100 North)
  • David L. Frazer House (817 E. 200 North)
  • Thomas Frazer House (590 N. 300 West)
  • Henry C. Gale House (495 N. 100 East)
  • Henry C. Gale House (95 E. 500 North)
  • William Greenwood House (190 S. 100 West)
  • Duckworth Grimshaw House (95 N. 400 West)
  • John Grimshaw House (290 N. 200 East)
  • Louis W. Harris Flour Mill (915 E. 200 North)
  • Louis W. Harris House (55 E. 200 North)
  • Sarah Eliza Harris House (375 E. 200 North)
  • William and Eliza Hawkins House (95 E. 200 North)
  • House at 110 S. 3rd West (110 S. 300 West)
  • House at 325 S. Main St. (325 S. Riverside Ln.)
  • Joseph Huntington House (215 S. 200 West)
  • Samuel Jackson House (225 S. 200 East)
  • Jenner-Griffiths House (10 N. 300 East)
  • Thomas Jones House (635 N. 400 West)
  • John Ruphard Lee House (195 N. 100 West)
  • Lester Limb House (495 N. 400 West)
  • Low Hotel (95 N. Main St.)
  • Reinhard Maeser House (285 E. 200 North)
  • Mansfield, Murdock and Co. Store (1–11 N. Main St.)
  • Mathew McEvan House (205 N. 100 West)
  • Meeting Hall (1st North and 300 East)
  • William Morgan House (110 W. 600 North)
  • Andrew James Morris House (445 E. 100 North)
  • William Moyes, Jr. House (395 N. 100 West)
  • David Muir House (295 N. 300 West)
  • Almira Lott Murdock House (85 W. 100 North)
  • John Riggs and Mary Ellen Wolfenden Murdock House (90 W. 100 North)
  • Wilson G. Nowers House (195 E. 100 North)
  • Odd Fellows Hall (33-35 N. Main St.)
  • Frances A. Olcott House (590 E. 100 North)
  • Jessie Orwin House (390 W. 600 North)
  • David Powell House (115 N. 400 West)
  • Ephraim Orvel Puffer House (195 S. 200 East)
  • Sylvester H. Reeves House (90 N. 200 West)
  • James E. Robinson House (415 E. 400 North)
  • William Robinson House (State Route 153)
  • William Robinson House (300 West) (95 N. 300 West)
  • Ryan Ranch (42 BE 618) (Address Restricted)
  • School House (325 N. 200 West)
  • Dr. Warren Shepherd House (60 W. 100 North)
  • Harriet S. Shepherd House (190 N. 200 East)
  • Horace A. Skinner House (185 S. Main St.)
  • Ellen Smith House (395 N. 300 West)
  • Seth W. Smith House (190 N. 600 East)
  • William P. Smith House (190 E. Center St.)
  • Mitchell M. Stephens House (495 N. 200 East)
  • Robert W. Stoney House (305 W. 300 North)
  • Robert Stoney House (295 N. 400 West)
  • Structure at 490 E. 200 North (490 E. 200 North)
  • Henry M. Tanner House (400 North and 300 East)
  • Jake Tanner House (580 S. 200 West)
  • Sidney Tanner House (195 E. 200 North)
  • Joseph Tattersall House (195 N. 400 West)
  • Mary I. Thompson House (25 N. 400 East)
  • W.O. Thompson House (415 N. 400 West)
  • William Thompson House (160 E. Center St.)
  • William Thompson, Jr. House (10 W. 400 North)
  • Edward Tolton House (210 W. 400 North)
  • J.F. Tolton Grocery (25 N. Main St.)
  • Walter S. Tolton House (195 W. 500 North)
  • Ancil Twitchell House (100 S. 200 East)
  • Daniel Tyler House (310 N. Main St.)
  • Upper Beaver Hydroelectric Power Plant Historic District (State Route 153 10 miles east of Beaver)
  • US Post Office-Beaver Main (20 S. Main St.)
  • Charles Dennis White House (115 E. 400 North)
  • Maggie Gillies White House (1591 E. 200 North)
  • Samuel White House (315 N. 100 East)
  • William H. White House (510 N. 100 East)
  • Charles Willden House (190 E. 300 South (rear) )
  • Elliot Willden House (340 S. Riverside Ln.)
  • Feargus O’Connor Willden House (120 E. 100 South)
  • John Willden House (495 N. 200 West)
  • John Yardley House (210 S. 100 West)
  • Beaver High School (150 N. Main St.)
  • John Riggs and Mae Bain Murdock House (94 W. Center St.)
  • James Whitaker House (395 N. 300 East)