Introduction to Holladay, Utah
Holladay, Utah, in Salt Lake county, is located 6 miles E of Taylorsville, Utah (center to center) and is 358 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Salt Lake City - Ogden metropolitan area. Holladay contains a population of approximately 14,561 residents.
Holladay is located in Salt Lake County. A group of pioneers, who were known as Mississippi Company, entered the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. They were led by John Holladay. Some of them established a little village away from Great Salt Lake City. The village was named Holladay’s Burgh or Holladay’s settlement after John Holladay, after he became the church’s branch president. In 1999, the city of Holladay was officially incorporated.
Holladay and nearby Attractions
- Daughters of Utah Pioneer Memorial Museum
- Utah Museum of Fine Arts
- Old Deseret Village
- Wasatch Mountain State Park
- Museum of Church History and Art
- Antelope Island State Park
Things To Do In Holladay
The Village Professional Building Condominium is a notable location in the area. The popular shopping destinations in the community include Cottonwood Village Shopping Center and Cottonwood Mall Shopping Center. One may plan a day trip to Hogle Zoo and parks like Deer Creek State Park, Wasatch Mountain State Park, and Antelope Island State Park. One may visit churches like Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and Jehovahs Witnesses Holladay Congregation.
Salt Lake International Airport is the closest major international airport offering air transportation facilities.
Holladay Higher Education
Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and Salt Lake Community College are the nearby local institutions offering courses in higher education.