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Welcome to Ogden (aka 'Ogden City') ...

The city of Ogden is located in Weber County<1> and is the County Seat for Weber County.

When the people of Ogden<2> refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Ogdenite<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ogden has a population of 87,773 people<4> (see below for details).

Ogden was established in 1844 and was incorporated February 6, 1851.

The city of Ogden was previously named Brownsville. Going back to its beginning, The community of Ogden was originally named Fort Buenaventura. For more information about the names of Ogden, see The Names of Ogden on our Genealogy Page.

Ogden is 4,330 feet [1,320 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the elevation of Ogden is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Area codes for Ogden: (801) & (385)<6>

Websites for Ogden ...

Official Website: www.ogdencity.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ogden had an population of 87,773 people. This is an increase of 5.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ogden had a population of 82,825 people (or 35.82% of the total population of Weber County). This makes Ogden the county's most populous community.

The population of Ogden represents 3% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 82,825 people, the population of Ogden increased 7.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 77,226 people).

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

Adding Ogden 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 Ogden 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 Ogden elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

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

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

Communities Also Named Ogden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Ogden - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Missouri, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3) and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Ogden ...

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

  • Layton [Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Layton
    • Layton [Davis County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the south of Ogden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 78,014 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Layton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Layton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Layton<9>
  • Kaysville [Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaysville
    • Kaysville [Davis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Ogden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 32,390 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kaysville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kaysville<9>
  • Clearfield [Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearfield
    • Clearfield [Davis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the south of Ogden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 32,118 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearfield have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clearfield<9>
  • Syracuse [Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Syracuse
    • Syracuse [Davis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Ogden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 31,458 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Syracuse have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Syracuse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Syracuse<9>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Farmington [Davis County]
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      • Farmington [Davis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Ogden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<9>
    • Clinton [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
      • Clinton [Davis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Ogden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,499 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<9>
    • Brigham City [Box Elder County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brigham City
      • Brigham City [Box Elder County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Ogden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,601 people
      • Former name for Brigham City:
      • Box Elder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brigham City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brigham City<9>
    • West Point [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
      • West Point [Davis County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Ogden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,957 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<9>
    • Pleasant View [Weber County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant View
      • Pleasant View [Weber County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the north of Ogden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant View have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant View
    • Hooper [Weber County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hooper
      • Hooper [Weber County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Ogden
      • Estimated population in 2015: 8,214 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hooper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hooper<9>

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 Ogden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ogden.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ogden. 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 Ogden.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ogden. Our list includes 35 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ogden.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ogden ...

Looking for more information about Ogden? 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 Ogden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ogden.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ogden: www.ogdencity.com/

The official website for Weber County: www.co.weber.ut.us/

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 Weber, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Ogden is also known as Ogden City. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Ogden.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Ogden refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Ogden may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ogden.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ogden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<7>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- Ogden) 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 Ogden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ogden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ogden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2311, Longitude: -111.9703    
<8>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.
<9>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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