Introduction to Washington Terrace, Utah
Washington Terrace, Utah, in Weber county, is located 3 miles S of Ogden, Utah (center to center) and is 381 miles W of Denver, Colorado. The city is in the Salt Lake City - Ogden area. There are 8,551 residents in Washington Terrace.
Washington Terrace History
Washington Terrace was originally a temporary military housing project which was established during the World War II. It was founded in 1942. George Herman Van Leeuwen played a major role in securing the land from the government. He was also the President of the Board of Directors. In fact, the city was once proposed to be named as VanLeeuwenville. The city is located in Weber County, which was created in 1852.
Washington Terrace and nearby Attractions
- Roy Historical Museum
- Fort Buenaventura
- Eccles Dinosaur Park
- Ogden Union Station Museums
- Great Salt Lake State Park
- Pioneer Village
Things To Do In Washington Terrace
Washington Terrace offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. History buffs should visit the Roy Historical Museum, Ogden Union Station Museums, Fort Buenaventura, and Pioneer Village. There are several parks in the city including the Southview Park and Rohmer Park. One can also plan a day trip to the Great Salt Lake State Park, Willard Bay State Park, East Canyon State Park, and Antelope Island State Park.
Washington Terrace Transportation
Salt Lake City International Airport is less than an hour's drive away.
Washington Terrace Higher Education
Weber State University, Utah State University, and University of Utah provide programs for higher studies.