History of Jericho, Utah
Taken from the Utah Place Names. (Links Added)

JERICHO

Jericho (Juab) was an early sheep shearing corral, midway between Eureka and Lynndyl, on the Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad. Later, it was a U.S. Civilian Conservation Corps camp. The name came from the sandy, isolated, and desolate surroundings.

John W. Van Cott

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