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Welcome to Layton ...

The city of Layton is located in Davis County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Layton has a population of 76,691 people<1> (see below for details).

Layton was incorporated in 1920.

The community of Layton is 4,450 feet [1,356 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Layton is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Area codes for Layton: (801) & (385)<3>

The ZIP codes for Layton: 84040, 84041<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Layton had a population of 67,311 people (which is 21.96% of the total population of Davis County). This makes Layton the county's most populous community.

The population of Layton represents 2.44% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 67,311 people, the population of Layton increased 15.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 58,474 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Layton had an population of 76,691 people. This is an increase of 13.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.15% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Layton.

Communities near Layton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Layton and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bountiful   [Map]   44,107   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Centerville   [Map]   17,657   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clinton   [Map]   21,971   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Farmington   [Map]   24,066   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
North Ogden   [Map]   19,465   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
North Salt Lake   [Map]   20,507   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Layton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Layton - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), New Jersey, Ohio, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Layton. We make it easy 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 Layton. 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 Layton.

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

Websites for Layton ...

Official Website: www.laytoncity.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Layton ...

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Layton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Layton: www.laytoncity.org/

The official website for Davis County: www.daviscountyutah.gov/

The official website for State of Utah: www.utah.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Layton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).

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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 Layton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Layton 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 from Layton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Layton) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Layton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0772, Longitude: -111.9615     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Layton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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