Introduction to Bountiful, Utah
Bountiful was first settled on September 27, 1847. Perrigrine Sessions and his family were the first settlers of the area. Before adopting its present name in 1855, Bountiful was known as North Canyon Ward and Sessions Settlement. Some believe the city was named after an ancient city mentioned in the sacred Book of Mormon. However, others believe that the city was named due to its rich harvests. It was incorporated as a city in 1892, as Joseph L Holbrook became the first mayor.
Bountiful and Nearby Attractions
- Bountiful Davis Art Center
- Bountiful Museum and Learning Center
- Bountiful Ridge Golf Course
- South Davis Recreation Center
Things To Do In Bountiful
The Bountiful Museum provides insight into the history of this area. The Bountiful Ridge Golf Course provides excellent facilities for local golfers. Residents can also enjoy the South Davis Recreation Center's aquatic activities, health and wellness classes, and an ice rink. The city's art center offers different exhibitions throughout the year, art competitions, and the two-day international art and folk festival called Summerfest.
Salt Lake City International Airport is nearby.
Bountiful Higher Education
While the city itself doesn't host any colleges, nearby options include the University of Utah, the University of Phoenix-Utah Campus and Salt Lake Community College.