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Overview

Introduction to Tremonton, Utah

Tremonton, Utah, in Box Elder county, is located 35 miles N of Ogden, Utah (center to center) and is 400 miles W of Denver, Colorado.

Tremonton History

Tremonton was initially inhabited by the Shoshoni and Fremont Indians. The first white settlers arrived in 1888. John Petty was one of the first settlers of the area. The town site was laid out by Fred Nihart, John Shuman, and John Petty in 1903. It was named after Tremont, Illinois. However, some also believe that the city derived its name from a French term for three hills. The City of Tremonton was incorporated on May 6, 1918 and Charles McClure was its first mayor.

Tremonton and nearby Attractions

  • Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
  • Willard Bay State Park
  • Golden Spike National Historic Site
  • American West Heritage Center
  • Hyrum State Park

Things To Do In Tremonton

One can visit the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Willard Bay State Park, and Hyrum State Park while in Tremonton. History buffs should visit the Golden Spike National Historic Site and American West Heritage Center. Local celebrations include the Box Elder County Fair & Golden Spike Rodeo, which is celebrated in the month of August; and the Tremonton City Days, held in the month of July.

Tremonton Transportation

Flights can be availed from Salt Lake City International Airport.

Tremonton Higher Education

Utah State University, Idaho State University, and Weber State University provide facilities for higher studies.

People

Total Population 7,999
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 10.5%
Employed Population 16+ 3,006
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 60.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,201
% Above Poverty Level 85.4%
% Below Poverty Level 14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 17%
Median Gross Rent $636
Median House Value $149,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.4%
US/American 0%
English 18.2%
Irish 3.2%

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

Tremonton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles N of Ogden, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 400 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Box Elder
Standard Zip Codes 84337
Phone Area Codes 435
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.711
Longitude -112.164

Tremonton 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 TREMONTON
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 88 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
Station CUTLER DAM UTAH P&L CO
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 90 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 17.4 inches
Station CORINNE
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 90 F
Oct Temp 35 to 64 F
Annual Precip 17.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tremonton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bothwell (84337)

Penrose (84337)

Thatcher (84337)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bear River City 843 $70,625
Deweyville 353 $66,875
Elwood 1,209 $75,000
Fielding 417 $53,750
Garland 2,491 $59,621
Honeyville 1,350 $61,944

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

Tremonton Public Libraries

Library
Tremonton City Library
210 NORTH TREMONT STREET
Tremonton, Utah
(435) 257-2690

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Tremonton Hospitals

BEAR RIVER VALLEY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
440 WEST 600 NORTH
(435) 257-7441
Emergency Service: Yes

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