Introduction to Layton, Utah
Layton, Utah, in Davis county, is located 378 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city is considered part of the Salt Lake City - Ogden metropolitan area. Layton has a population of 58,474.
The city of Layton is located in Davis County. The area was settled in the 1850s. It was then an outgrowth of Kaysville. In 1868, Kaysville was officially incorporated as a city and Layton was included in the boundaries. However, by the 1880s, most of the residents of Layton wanted to be separated from Kaysville. The dispute reached as Linford v. Ellison’s case in 1894. The case was settled in favor of the property owners of Layton. Layton became an unincorporated independent community in 1902 and was officially incorporated in 1920.
Layton and nearby Attractions
- Willard Bay State Park
- Children's Museum of Utah
- Antelope Island State Park
- Pioneer Village
- Great Salt Lake State Park
- Daughters of Utah Pioneer Memorial Museum
Things To Do In Layton
Layton has several notable locations such as Circle L Mobile Home Park and Layton Industrial Park. The shoppers may visit the Hillgate Shopping Center, Layton Hills Mall Convenience Center, and Fort Lane Shopping Center. There are several churches in the area such as Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Rosewood Lane Nazarene Chapel, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The museums in the area include Ogden Union Station Museums, Daughters of Utah Pioneer Memorial Museum, and Children's Museum of Utah.
The Salt Lake City International Airport offers air transportation facilities.
Layton Higher Education
The local higher educational institutions include University of Utah, Utah State University, and Utah Valley State College.