A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Ogden (aka 'Ogden City') ...
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.
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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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/
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021