Introduction to South Ogden, Utah
South Ogden, Utah, in Weber county, is located 2 miles S of Ogden, Utah (center to center) and is 381 miles W of Denver, Colorado. Part of the surrounding Salt Lake City - Ogden metro area, the city is not an isolated city. South Ogden is home to approximately 14,377 residents.
South Ogden History
The Mormon pioneers were the first white settlers of South Ogden. Daniel Burch settled in the area in 1848. The area was named Burch Creek in 1850 after Daniel Burch. In its early year, the city was a small farming community. The first school of the area was Burch Creek Elementary and Junior High School and was established in 1897. South Ogden was established as a town on July 6, 1936. It was referred to as the City of Homes by 1946.
South Ogden and nearby Attractions
- Eccles Community Art Center
- Treehouse Children's Museum
- Layton P Ott Planetarium
- Utah State Railroad Museum
- Great Salt Lake State Park
- Pioneer Village
Things To Do In South Ogden
South Ogden offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. One can visit the Eccles Community Art Center, Pioneer Village, Utah State Railroad Museum, and Treehouse Children's Museum. One can also plan a trip to the Great Salt Lake State Park, East Canyon State Park, Antelope Island State Park, and Willard Bay State Park. Ogden's Historic 25th Street is a few miles away. The local parks include Madison Avenue Park, Club Heights Park, Friendship Park, Nature Park, Glasmann Way Park, and Meadows Park.
South Ogden Transportation
Salt Lake City International Airport is less than an hour's drive away.
South Ogden Higher Education
Weber State University, Utah State University, and University of Utah provide facilities for higher studies.