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History of Boneta, Utah
Taken from the Utah Place Names. (Links Added)
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Boneta (Duchesne) is three miles southeast of Altamont, near U-87, on the south central slopes of the Uinta Mountains. It was first established by Moroni Fisher and others on September 19, 1909. The town was named by one of its co-founders, Peter B. Madsen, for its favorable location. "Boneta" * means pretty or beautiful in Spanish.

John W. Van Cott

* The spanish spelling is "Bonita".


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