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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,097
Male Share of the Population52%
Female Share of the Population48%
Senior Citizens9.3%
Employed Population 16+2,941
Age of the Population25

Families

% of people married62.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.9%
Median Earnings25+$34,363
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,700
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,648

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,255
% Above Poverty Level80.4%
% Below Poverty Level19.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone14.8%
Median Gross Rent$680
Median House Value$157,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.9%
English15.6%
German10.3%
Danishn7.1%
Scottish3.1%
Dutch2.7%
Irish2.6%
Swedish2.4%
Norwegian2.2%
French Except Basque2.1%
Polish1.6%
Italian0.8%
Welsh0.6%
Czech0.4%
Arab0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Tremonton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Box Elder County
Standard Zip Codes84337
Phone Area Codes435
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude41.69
Approximate Longitude-112.27

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)

StationTREMONTON
Distance0.3 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp60 to 88 F
Oct Temp37 to 63 F
Annual Precip16.5 inches
StationCUTLER DAM UTAH P&L CO
Distance10.3 miles
Jan Temp18 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp59 to 90 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip17.4 inches
StationCORINNE
Distance11.7 miles
Jan Temp16 to 34 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp57 to 90 F
Oct Temp35 to 64 F
Annual Precip17.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bear River City833$74,107
Deweyville427$70,000
Elwood1,157$79,688
Fielding424$54,167
Garland2,449$62,188
Honeyville1,234$74,926

Tremonton Public Libraries

Tremonton City Library
210 NORTH TREMONT STREET
Tremonton, Utah
(435) 257-9525

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Tremonton Hospitals

Bear River Valley Hospital
(Non-profit)
905 North 1000 West
(435) 207-4500

Tremonton Public Schools

Harris Intermediate
515 N 800 W
ZIP: 84337
(435) 257-2560
Middle
Total Enrollment 686
Mckinley School
120 W 500 S
ZIP: 84337
(435) 257-2590
Primary
Total Enrollment 598
North Park School
50 E 700 N
ZIP: 84337
(435) 257-2580
Primary
Total Enrollment 550
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