Introduction to North Ogden, Utah
North Ogden, Utah is located 5 miles N of Ogden, Utah (center to center) and is 382 miles W of Denver, Colorado. It is in Weber County. The city is part of the Salt Lake City - Ogden metro area. The population of North Ogden is 15,026.
North Ogden History
North Ogden was first settled in 1850 by the cattle ranchers from Ogden. Prior to that, it was inhabited by the Shoshone Indians. However, due to the Shoshone reprisals the early settlers were forced to return to their original homeland. The city was resettled in 1851 by Jonathan Campbell and some of the other families. Sugar beet industry was one of the early important early industries of North Ogden. The city was incorporated on February 1, 1934. David Gilbert Randall was the first city mayor.
North Ogden and nearby Attractions
- Ogden Union Station Museums
- Barn Golf Course
- Powder Mountain
- Treehouse Children's Museum
- Great Salt Lake State Park
- Golden Spike National Historic Site
Things To Do In North Ogden
North Ogden has numerous parks that offer a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. One can visit the Ogden Union Station Museums, Treehouse Children's Museum, and Golden Spike National Historic Site. The Great Salt Lake State Park and Willard Bay State Park are also worth visiting. The Barn Golf Course, Ben Lomond Golf Course, and Mulligan's Golf Course provide excellent facilities for golf enthusiasts. In addition, the city hosts the Cherry Days every year.
North Ogden Transportation
Salt Lake City International Airport is the nearest major air transportation facility.
North Ogden Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Weber State University, University of Utah, and Salt Lake Community College.