Introduction to North Salt Lake, Utah
North Salt Lake, Utah, in Davis county, is located 6 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah (center to center) and is 367 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. North Salt Lake contains a population of approximately 8,749.
North Salt Lake History
North Salt Lake was first settled in the late 1840s. John Winegar was one of the early settlers of the area. It was incorporated as a town on September 3, 1946. The town board included Harold R. Howard, Harold T. Johnson, Jack Cummings, David S. Betts, and Alton Boggess. The first election of the town was held in 1949 and Ray Hatch became the first mayor of North Salt Lake. It was reincorporated as a third - class city on August 1, 1961.
North Salt Lake and nearby Attractions
- Children's Museum of Utah
- Salt Lake Art Center
- Utah's Hogle Zoo
- Pioneer Village
- Fort Douglas
- East Canyon State Park
Things To Do In North Salt Lake
North Salt Lake offers easy access to various museums such as the Museum of Church History and Art, Children's Museum of Utah, Salt Lake Art Center, Daughters of Utah Pioneer Memorial Museum, and Old Deseret Village. The East Canyon State Park, Great Salt Lake State Park, and Antelope Island State Park are less than half an hour's drive away. One can also plan to visit the Utah's Hogle Zoo while in the city. The Eaglewood Golf Course is well facilitated. In addition, the city offers scenic trails for hiking and mountain biking.
North Salt Lake Transportation
Salt Lake City International Airport is nearby.
North Salt Lake Higher Education
University of Utah, University of Phoenix - Utah Campus, and Salt Lake Community College are in the neighborhood.