Price is situated in west-focal Carbon County. The Price River, a tributary of the Green River and the San Rafael Swell is toward the south. The city is home to Utah State University Eastern, and also the USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum. Price is situated inside short separations of both Nine Mile Canyon and the Manti-La Sal National Forest.
Price is noted as a mining town, and additionally for its history as a religious and ethnically differing group, extremely atypical for Utah. Greek, Italian, Eastern European, Mexican, Japanese and numerous other ethnic gatherings made up the number of inhabitants in the city and encompassing towns and groups.