County sees more interest in Red Desert lands

Buyers continue to show their interest in purchasing parcels of land in the Red Desert, despite the area being devoid of utilities or means to access properties.

Jim Zimmerman, the code enforcement specialist for Sweetwater County’s Land Use Department, said he continues to receive a steady stream of calls from people looking at land listings online, as well as people who purchased land.

The calls have gotten so common that Zimmerman’s first question to callers is the same.

“I ask, did you already buy or are you looking to buy,” he said.

Several land listings can be seen through various proper...


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