Introduction to Clinton, Utah
Clinton, Utah, in Davis county, is 6 miles NW of Layton, Utah and 381 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city is considered part of the Salt Lake City-Ogden metropolitan area. Clinton has a population of 12,585.
Clinton is located in Davis County, which was founded on October 5, 1850. Dry farming began in Clinton in 1879. A railroad station was built in the area in 1881. The Summit Basin Branch, which is a branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was organized in the city in 1884.
Clinton and nearby Attractions
- Ogden Union Station Museums
- Pioneer Village
- Willard Bay State Park
- Antelope Island State Park
- Fort Douglas
- Great Salt Lake State Park
Things To Do In Clinton
Clinton is home to many parks, including the Clinton City Park, Powerline Park, Veteran's Park, West Clinton Park, Heritage Park, Kestrel Park and Clinton City Pond Park. The Ogden Union Station Museum, Fort Douglas and Pioneer Village provide insight into the area’s history. The Great Salt Lake State Park, Willard Bay State Park and Antelope Island State Park are all nearby as well. In addition, the city hosts the Heritage Days celebration every July.
Flights are available from Salt Lake City International Airport.
Clinton Higher Education
Weber State University, the University of Phoenix-Utah Campus, the University of Utah and Salt Lake Community College provide programs in higher studies.