Introduction to Kaysville, Utah
Kaysville, Utah, in Davis county, is located 2 miles SE of Layton, Utah (center to center) and is 377 miles W of Denver, Colorado. The city is part of the Salt Lake City - Ogden metropolitan statistical area (MSA). Approximately 20,351 people reside in Kaysville.
The city of Kaysville is located in Davis County. After the arrival of the Mormon pioneers in 1847, Hector Haight settled in the area. He was sent to the north to find the stock’s feed and thereafter he settled in. Despite the fact that the settlement started in the 1840s, the name of the community is connected to the fact that William Kay was made the bishop by Heber C. Kimball and Brigham Young, in the year 1851. The city was officially incorporated in 1868 and was the first city to be incorporated in Davis County.
Kaysville and nearby Attractions
- Great Salt Lake State Park
- Museum of Church History and Art
- East Canyon State Park
- Old Deseret Village
- Antelope Island State Park
- Children's Museum of Utah
Things To Do In Kaysville
The notable locations in the area include Cherry Hill Campground, Village Square, and Crestwood Professional Plaza. The numerous parks in the area include East Wilderness Park, Barton Ponds Park, Richmond Park, and Gailey Park. The Davis Park Golf Course is a well facilitated golf course that offers multiple opportunities to the golf enthusiasts. The local churches in the area include Westminster Presbyterian Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and Wasatch Baptist Church. Kaysville City Library offers a good selection of reading materials to the avid readers.
Salt Lake City International Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Kaysville Higher Education
Weber State University, Salt Lake Community College, and Utah State University are the nearby higher educational institutions.