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Brigham City, Utah

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Welcome to Brigham City ...

The city of Brigham City is located in Box Elder County and is the County Seat for Box Elder County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Brigham City has a population of 19,404 people<1> (see below for details).

Brigham City was established in 1853.

From The Origin of Certain Place Names,<2> the origin of Brigham City is described as "Named for Brigham Young."

The community of Brigham City is 4,230 feet [1,289 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Brigham City is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Brigham City lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Brigham City: (435)

The ZIP code for Brigham City: 84302<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brigham City had a population of 17,899 people (or 35.82% of the total population of Box Elder County). This makes Brigham City the county's most populous community.

The population of Brigham City represents 0.65% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 38th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,899 people, the population of Brigham City increased 2.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 17,411 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Brigham City had an population of 19,404 people. This is an increase of 8.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.45% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Brigham City.

Communities Also Named Brigham City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Brigham City - it's located in Arizona.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brigham City.

Websites for Brigham City ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brigham City. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brigham City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brigham City. Our list includes 13 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Brigham City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brigham City ...

Looking for more information about Brigham City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Brigham City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Brigham City.

Communities near Brigham City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ogden   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the South (S) of Brigham City

Located in Weber County

Logan   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Brigham City

Located in Cache County

North Ogden   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Brigham City

Located in Weber County

Pleasant View   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Brigham City

Located in Weber County

Tremonton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Brigham City

Hyrum   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Brigham City

Located in Cache County

Providence   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Brigham City

Located in Cache County

Farr West   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Brigham City

Located in Weber County

Plain City   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Brigham City

Located in Weber County

Nibley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Brigham City

Located in Cache County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Brigham City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Box Elder County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Brigham City:

The official website for Box Elder County:

The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brigham City.

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<2>The full book title is The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (Second Edition). See our References and Mentions section for Brigham City.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brigham City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Brigham City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brigham City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brigham City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brigham City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brigham City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brigham City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5105, Longitude: -112.0147     [Map].

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