Title 17 Chapter 50 Section 501

Counties
General Provisions for Counties
Section 501
Classification of counties.

            

17-50-501.   Classification of counties.

            (1) Each county shall be classified according to its population.

            (2) (a) A county with a population of 700,000 or more is a county of the first class.

            (b) A county with a population of 125,000 or more but less than 700,000 is a county of the second class.

            (c) A county with a population of 31,000 or more but less than 125,000 is a county of the third class.

            (d) A county with a population of 11,000 or more but less than 31,000 is a county of the fourth class.

            (e) A county with a population of 4,000 or more but less than 11,000 is a county of the fifth class.

            (f) A county with a population less than 4,000 is a county of the sixth class.


Amended by Chapter 269, 2004 General Session