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The Colony, Utah

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to The Colony.

This page contains six sections:

Around The Colony ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Salt Lake City. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the south of The Colony. Salt Lake City has a population of 194,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is West Valley City. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the south of The Colony and has a population of 137,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from The Colony and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Bountiful   [Map]   44,078   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Clearfield   [Map]   30,855   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cottonwood Heights   [Map]   ---   S   46 miles [74 km]
Holladay   [Map]   30,831   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Kaysville   [Map]   31,243   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Layton   [Map]   75,655   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Logan   [Map]   50,676   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Midvale   [Map]   33,035   S   46 miles [74 km]
Murray   [Map]   49,230   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Ogden   [Map]   86,701   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Roy   [Map]   38,201   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sandy   [Map]   95,836   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
South Jordan   [Map]   69,034   S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Taylorsville   [Map]   60,436   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
West Jordan   [Map]   113,699   S   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Century Village   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Evona   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Farr West   [Map]   6,755   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Greenwood Village   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Harrisville   [Map]   6,376   NW   Less than 2 miles
Hidden Village   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Idlewild Townsite   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Marriott-Slaterville   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
North Ogden   [Map]   18,791   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Pioneer Village   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Plain City   [Map]   6,493   W   5 miles [8 km]
Pleasant View   [Map]   9,716   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Ron Clare Village   [Map]   ---   E   Less than 2 miles
South Ogden   [Map]   17,094   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
West Weber   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]

For more communities neighboring The Colony, please visit our County-by-County Page for The Colony.

Weber County ...

The Colony is located in Weber County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Weber County: Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Morgan, Rich & Tooele.

Curious and Interesting Names Near The Colony ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Cherrywood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast of The Colony   [Map]
Cinnamon Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Downs   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Esquire   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Five Points   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Green Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Greenfield   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Heritage Grove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hill Top   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Hunting Creek   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Jillville   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Jumpoff Canyon   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
King Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Meadowlark Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Melody Lane   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Misty Meadows   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Mountain Crest   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Mountain Shadows   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Mystic Mountain   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Packer Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Purdy   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Quail Run   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Scottish Highlands   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Shady Brook   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Slaterville (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Stone Creek   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Terrace   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Townside Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Willowbrook   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Willowcreek   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for The Colony.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around The Colony. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of The Colony. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Utah

    Utah Tourism
    Parks for Utah

    Fishing in Utah
    Hunting in Utah

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Utah

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Utah

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Utah

Airports Near The Colony ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to The Colony.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Ogden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   5 miles [8 km]
Ogden - Hinckley Airport(OGD/KOGD)   [Map]   OGD   SSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Morgan Co. Airport   [Map]   42U   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brigham City Airport(ICAO: KBMC)   [Map]   BMC   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brigham City Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to The Colony.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from The Colony. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Salt Lake City Intl. (SLC/KSLC)   [Map]   SLC   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Boise Air Terminal (BOI/KBOI)   [Map]   BOI   NW   267 miles [429.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Provo Muni. (PVU/KPVU)   [Map]   PVU   S   74 miles [119.1 km]
Wendover Airport (ICAO: KENV)   [Map]   ENV   WSW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Pocatello Rgnl. (PIH/KPIH)   [Map]   PIH   NNW   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Ogden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSW   5 miles [8 km]
Ogden - Hinckley Airport(OGD/KOGD)   [Map]   OGD   SSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Morgan Co. Airport   [Map]   42U   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brigham City Airport(ICAO: KBMC)   [Map]   BMC   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brigham City Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Salt Lake City Intl.   (SLC/KSLC)   [Map]
        Website for Salt Lake City International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Boise Air Terminal   (BOI/KBOI)   [Map]
        Website for Boise Air Terminal
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Logan - Cache Airport   (LGU/KLGU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Provo Muni.   (PVU/KPVU)   [Map]
        Website for Provo Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Wendover Airport   (ICAO: KENV)   [Map]
        Website for Wendover Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Pocatello Rgnl.   (PIH/KPIH)   [Map]
        Website for Pocatello Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Ogden - Hinckley Airport   (OGD/KOGD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Brigham City Airport   (ICAO: KBMC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Utah

About Weber County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for The Colony. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Weber 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 The Colony.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in The Colony. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- The Colony) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in The Colony. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2797, Longitude: -111.9827     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for The Colony have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to The Colony), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for The Colony.