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The location of Layton

Welcome to Layton ...

The city of Layton is located in Davis County.

The location of Layton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Layton has a population of 77,303 people<2> (see below for details).

Layton was incorporated in 1920.

The community of Layton is 4,450 feet [1,356 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude 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

Telephone area codes for Layton: (801) & (385)<4>

The ZIP codes for Layton: 84040, 84041<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Layton had a population of 67,311 people (or 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 2018 Census Estimates, Layton had an population of 77,303 people. This is an increase of 14.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.2% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Websites for Layton ...

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 Layton. 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 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:

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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Communities near Layton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ogden   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the North (N) of Layton

Located in Weber County

Bountiful   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Layton

Roy   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Layton

Located in Weber County

Farmington   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Layton

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Layton

North Salt Lake   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Layton

North Ogden   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Layton

Located in Weber County

Centerville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Layton

South Ogden   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Layton

Located in Weber County

West Haven   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Layton

Located in Weber County

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Layton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Layton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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 we use 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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