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Welcome to Layton ...

The city of Layton is located in Davis County<1>.

The location of Layton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Layton has a population of 78,014 people<3> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Layton, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1920.

Layton is 4,450 feet [1,356 m] above sea level.<4> 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

Telephone area codes for Layton: (801) and (385)<5>

The ZIP codes for Layton: 84040, 84041<6>

Websites for Layton ...

Official Website: www.laytoncity.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Layton had an population of 78,014 people. This is an increase of 15.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.42% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (with a count of 58,474 people).

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

Adding Layton to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Layton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Layton elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Layton mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Layton on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Layton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Layton.

  • Ogden [Weber County]
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    • Ogden [Weber County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the north of Layton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 87,773 people
    • Former names for Ogden:
    • Brownsville
    • Fort Buenaventura
    • Ogden has also been known as:
    • Ogden City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ogden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ogden<8>
  • Bountiful [Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bountiful
    • Bountiful [Davis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Layton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,981 people
    • Former names for Bountiful:
    • Calls Settlement
    • North Canyon Settlement
    • North Canyon Ward
    • North Mill Creek Canyon Ward
    • Sessions Settlement
    • Stoker
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bountiful
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bountiful<8>
  • Roy [Weber County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roy
    • Roy [Weber County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Layton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,613 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roy<8>
  • Farmington [Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington
    • Farmington [Davis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Layton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,339 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clinton [Davis County]
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      • Clinton [Davis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Layton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,499 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<8>
    • North Salt Lake [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Salt Lake
      • North Salt Lake [Davis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Layton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Salt Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Salt Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Salt Lake<8>
    • North Ogden [Weber County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Ogden
      • North Ogden [Weber County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of Layton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Ogden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Ogden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Ogden<8>
    • Centerville [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
      • Centerville [Davis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the south of Layton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,587 people
      • Former name for Centerville:
      • Deuel Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerville<8>
    • South Ogden [Weber County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Ogden
      • South Ogden [Weber County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the north of Layton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,199 people
      • Former name for South Ogden:
      • Burch Creek
      • South Ogden has also been known as:
      • South Ogden City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Ogden
    • West Haven [Weber County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Haven
      • West Haven [Weber County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Layton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Haven<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Layton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Layton.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Layton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Layton. See our Newspapers 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.

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About Davis County

About Utah

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: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Davis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Layton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Layton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<6>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).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- 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 for your convenience: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Layton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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