Places

  • Moab is also known as: Grand County / Moab city.

  • Moab tourist attractions include: Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park.

Facts

  • Moab has been featured in films like: 127 Hours (2010).

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Zane Taylor (american football player), Arnie Beyeler (manager), and Mara LaFontaine (actor).

History

Moab is a city in Grand County, in eastern Utah, in the western United States. The population was 4,779 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat and largest city in Grand County. Moab hosts a large number of tourists every year, mostly visitors to the nearby Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. The town is a popular base for mountain bikers who ride the extensive network of trails including the famed Slickrock Trail, and off-roaders who come for the annual Moab Jeep Safari. The Biblical name Moab refers to an area of land located on the eastern side of the Jordan River. Some historians believe the city in Utah came to use this name because of William Pierce, the first postmaster, believing that the biblical Moab and this part of Utah were both "the far country". However, others believe the name has Paiute origins, referring to the word "moapa" meaning mosquito. Some of the area's early residents attempted to change the city's name because in the Christian Bible, Moabites are demeaned as incestuous and idolatrous. One petition in 1890 had 59 signatures and requested a name change to Vina. Another effort attempted to change the name to Uvadalia. During the 1800s the area around...

The official website for the city of Moab is http://www.moabcity.state.ut.us/.

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Moab Obituaries

It was reported on November 1st, 2014 that Faith Miss Fjeld passed on in Moab, Utah.  Fjeld was 79 years old and was born in Kalispell, MT.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Faith Miss's life.

It was reported by South Bay Daily Breeze on October 2nd, 2014 that Charles Baxter "Baxter" Bailey died in California.  Bailey was 87 years old and was born in Moab, UT.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Charles Baxter "Baxter"'s life.

It was written by Orange County Register on October 2nd, 2014 that Charles "Baxter" Bailey perished in Laguna Niguel, California.  Bailey was 87 years old and was born in Moab, UT.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Charles "Baxter"'s life.

It was revealed by Register Guard on February 26th, 2014 that Marjorie Joy Stewart (Reid) passed on in Springfield, Oregon.  Ms. Stewart was 93 years old and was born in Moab, UT.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Marjorie Joy's life.

It was written on July 17th, 2013 that Carol Lee Kerns (Gann) passed on in Moab, Utah.  Ms. Kerns was 70 years old and was born in Monte Vista, CO.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Carol Lee's life.

It was revealed on January 9th, 2013 that Robert Neville Clark passed away in Moab, Utah.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Robert Neville's life.

It was revealed on December 11th, 2012 that Mary Jane Church (Vermillion) died in Moab, Utah.  Ms. Church was 89 years old and was born in Jellico, KY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary Jane's life.

It was written by San Diego Union-Tribune on April 18th, 2012 that Dorothy Mae Minkin (Stout) perished in Santa Clara, California.  Ms. Minkin was 86 years old and was born in Moab, UT.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dorothy Mae's life.

It was revealed by San Mateo County Times on April 18th, 2012 that Dorothy Mae Minkin (Stout) died in Santa Clara, California.  Ms. Minkin was 86 years old and was born in Moab, UT.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Dorothy Mae's life.

It was noted on October 30th, 2011 that David Brown passed away in Moab, Utah.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor David's life.

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Grand County Cemetery Dist
5423 21st Ave Ne
Moab, WA 98185
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Kimmerle Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Moab, WA 98185
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Moab Memorial Mortuary
5423 21st Ave Ne
Moab, WA 98185
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Spanish Valley Mortuary
5423 21st Ave Ne
Moab, WA 98185
Spanish Valley Mortuary & Crematorium
5423 21st Ave Ne
Moab, WA 98185

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