Where the Dollar has More Cents

Where the Dollar has More Cents (HM25PO)

Location: Vernal, UT 84078 Uintah County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 27.337', W 109° 31.698'

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Former Pony Express rider and ferryboat operator William Ashton brought his family to Vernal in 1879.
William's sons and grandsons, all of whom engaged in retail trade, consolidated their businesses in 1922, opening Ashton Brothers Mercantile Company directly across the street from you.

Ashton Brothers, the largest and finest department store in Vernal's history, eventually expanded to cover two-thirds of the city block. The store contained nine departments, carrying everything from groceries to greasers (overalls). They provided superior service and catered to almost every desire in Ashley Valley.


The Ashton's amazing success was based in their customer service. They frequently extended credit to their patrons during Ashley Valley's lean times or when families experienced their own hardships. These loyal customers repaid Ashton Brothers when they sold their livestock, wool, or other produce.
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HM NumberHM25PO
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Date Added Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 7:04pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 624787 N 4479368
Decimal Degrees40.45561667, -109.52830000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.337', W 109° 31.698'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 20.22" N, 109° 31' 41.88" W
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Area Code(s)435
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-38 US-40, Vernal UT 84078, US
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