Introduction to Centerville, Utah
Centerville, Utah, in Davis county, is 10 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah and 372 miles W of Denver, Colorado. The people of the city are in the Salt Lake City-Ogden metropolitan area. Centerville has a population of 14,585.
Centerville was settled in 1849 by an early Latter Day Saint leader named Shadrach Roundy and his family. In the same year, Roundy built the first gristmill of the area. The first school house was established in 1851, which was replaced in 1854 by an adobe building. The city is named because of its location between Ogden and Salt Lake City. The Utah Central Railroad first entered the area in 1869. The city is located in Davis County, which was organized on October 5, 1850.
Centerville and nearby Attractions
- Pages Lane Shopping Center
- Centerville Historic Home
- Wasatch - Cache National Forest
- Pioneer Village
- Museum of Church History and Art
- Antelope Island State Park
Things To Do In Centerville
While in Centerville, one can pay a visit to the Wasatch-Cache National Forest. The Centerville Historic Home, the Museum of Church History and Art, the Salt Lake Art Center, Fort Douglas, the Old Desert Village, the Children's Museum of Utah and Pioneer Village are all in the area as well. One can plan a day trip to the East Canyon State Park, the Great Salt Lake State Park and the Antelope Island State Park. The Pages Lane Shopping Center is the local shopping destination.
Salt Lake City International Airport is nearby.
Centerville Higher Education
The University of Utah, the University of Phoenix-Utah Campus and Salt Lake Community College are in the neighborhood.