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Wales is a town in Sanpete County, Utah, United States. The population was 219 at the 2000 census. The town is governed by a mayor and several council members. As of 2007, Wales had no stores, gas stations nor stop lights. It does have a park, fire station, library and cemetery. The town lies on the west side of the Sanpete Valley, at the foot of the Sanpitch Mountains. Coal deposits exist in these mountains, which were mined by early Mormon (LDS) settlers. Originally known as "Coal Beds," the town's name was changed to Wales as the miners were largely Welsh converts to the LDS church.