Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. WAsatch County (pronounced / w sæt /) is a county located in the U.S. State of Utah. AS of 2000 the population was 15,215, and by 2005 was estimated at 18,974. IT was named for a Ute Indian word meaning mountain pass or low place in the high mountains. ITs county seat and largest city is Heber City. THe county is governed by a county council with an appointed county manager. WAsatch County is part of the Heber Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Salt Lake City Ogden Clearfield Combined Statistical Area.