dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Smithfield, Utah

Smithfield, Utah is located 43 miles N of Ogden, Utah (center to center) and is 386 miles W of Denver, Colorado. It is in Cache County. The population of the city is 7,261.

Smithfield History

Smithfield was first settled in October 1859 by Robert and John Thornley and Seth Langton. Additional settlers arrived in 1860. The area was originally named Summit. It was surveyed by Jessie Fox in March 1860. The area was named in honor of John Glover Smith, the Mormon bishop. A day school was established in Smithfield in 1881. The city is located in Cache County, which was created in 1856.

Smithfield and nearby Attractions

  • Summit Park Golf Course
  • Cache Valley Fun Park
  • Sherwood Hills
  • American West Heritage Center
  • Hyrum State Park
  • Golden Spike National Historic Site

Things To Do In Smithfield

While in Smithfield one can visit the American West Heritage Center, Golden Spike National Historic Site, and Hyrum State Park. The Summit Park Golf Course provides excellent facilities for golf enthusiasts. The Cache Valley Fun Park is also a popular tourist destination. It takes only a few minutes driving to reach the Sherwood Hills. In addition, the city organizes a number of recreational programs and events throughout the year.

Smithfield Transportation

Salt Lake City International Airport is the nearest major air transportation facility.

Smithfield Higher Education

Utah State University, Idaho State University, and Weber State University provide higher education in the area.

People

Total Population 10,413
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 9.5%
Employed Population 16+ 4,482
Age of the Population 28

Families

% of people married 66%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.9%
Median Earnings25+ $36,341
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,719
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,076

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,354
% Above Poverty Level 94.4%
% Below Poverty Level 5.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.5%
Median Gross Rent $835
Median House Value $192,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16%
US/American 0%
English 31.1%
Irish 4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Smithfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles N of Ogden, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 386 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Cache
Standard Zip Codes 84335
Phone Area Codes 435
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.838
Longitude -111.831

Smithfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station RICHMOND
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 53 to 91 F
Oct Temp 35 to 64 F
Annual Precip 20.3 inches
Station TRENTON
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 30 to 59 F
Jul Temp 49 to 88 F
Oct Temp 29 to 63 F
Annual Precip 18.3 inches
Station LOGAN 5 SW EXP FARM
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 52 to 87 F
Oct Temp 30 to 63 F
Annual Precip 18.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Amalga 568 $60,000
Hyde Park 4,170 $79,750
Logan 49,400 $42,497
North Logan 9,380 $72,945
Richmond 2,526 $64,605
Trenton 473 $60,139

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Smithfield Public Libraries

Library
Smithfield Library
25 NORTH MAIN STREET
Smithfield, Utah
(435) 563-3555

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Internet Marketing, Master of Science (Online)
  • Music Production, Bachelors of Science (Online)
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
  • Join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram to interact with our community, read about grad success, and see campus images.
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • The Masters Esthetics Program
  • The Professional Esthetics Program
  • Offers dual-licensure programs in partnership with the Utah College of Massage Therapy.
  • Features a public massage clinic where students can get real-world experience.
  • Day and evening classes are offered for flexible scheduling options.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
  • Campus is located in Salt Lake City, at the Utah College of Massage Therapy (UCMT), with additional Steiner Institute of Esthetics locations across Arizona, Maryland, Texas, and Virginia.
camnpus icon
Salt Lake City
Request Info
Programs
  • Business Administration - New Media Marketing (BS)
  • Business Administration - Property Management (BS)
  • Graphic Arts (BS)
  • Gives students a new laptop they can keep as a gift upon graduation.
  • Provides students the opportunity to save up to $5,000 on their degree with Fresh Start Scholarships.
  • Offers monthly start dates so students can choose when their program begins.
  • Students can earn an Associate's degree in as few as 15 months or Bachelor's degree in as few as 30 months.
  • A private, nonprofit college founded in Ogden-West Haven, Utah, in September 1891.

Our family of non-profit colleges admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

camnpus icon
Logan
Request Info
Programs
  • MBA with concentration in Quantitative Analysis
  • MS in Criminal Justice: Advanced Counterterrorism & Homeland Security concentration
  • BA Communications - New Media
Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University. We offer certificates, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in over 100 programs in a wide variety of subjects.

Smithfield High Schools

SKY VIEW HIGH
520 S 250 E
435-563-6273
Serves 1,462 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 25.5

Study Online in Smithfield
Additional Resources
Info for Smithfield Government Officials


Are you an official in the Smithfield government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104