Introduction to Woods Cross, Utah
Woods Cross, Utah, in Davis county, is located 7 miles N of Salt Lake City, Utah (center to center) and is 369 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The people of the city are in the Salt Lake City - Ogden metropolitan area. Woods Cross has a population of 6,419.
Woods Cross History
Woods Cross was first settled in 1848. The rich bottom lands of the city attracted the early settlers to establish their farms. It was named after Daniel Wood, one of the early settlers of the region. Wood built a school in the area in 1854 and a church in 1863. He also donated land to establish a railroad depot in 1869. The city of Woods Cross was chartered in 1935. The city is located in Davis County, which was founded in 1852.
Woods Cross and nearby Attractions
- Museum of Church History and Art
- Great Salt Lake State Park
- Children's Museum of Utah
- Fort Douglas
- Pioneer Village
- East Canyon State Park
Things To Do In Woods Cross
Woods Cross offers easy access to various museums like the Daughters of Utah Pioneer Memorial Museum, Museum of Church History and Art, and Children's Museum of Utah. The Great Salt Lake State Park, Antelope Island State Park, and East Canyon State Park offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities. One can also visit the Temple Square. The Bountiful Ridge Golf Course provides opportunities for those who enjoy golf.
Woods Cross Transportation
Salt Lake City International Airport is few miles away.
Woods Cross Higher Education
University of Utah, University of Phoenix - Utah Campus, and Salt Lake Community College are in the neighborhood.