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<== Kingston, Utah ==>

Kingston is a small town in Piute County, Utah with a 2010 population of 173. It lays just east of Junction. The town was founded in 1876 by Thomas Rice King, his two wives and five children. Mr. King was instrumental in establishing the United Order and helped establish the Zions Mercantile Cooperative in Southern Utah.

Mr. King followed Brigham Young's calling to form communities that practiced the principles of communal living and prescribed in the United Order of Enoch and Kingston operated as a communal society until 1883.

Kingston became an incorporated town in 1935.

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