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

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

When the people of Ogden<1> refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Ogdenite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ogden has a population of 87,325 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The city of Ogden was named Brownsville before it was changed to Ogden and going back to its beginning, it was originally named Fort Buenaventura.

The community of Ogden is 4,330 feet [1,320 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude 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)<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ogden had a population of 82,825 people (which is 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ogden had an population of 87,325 people. This is an increase of 5.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.08% since the 2000 Census).

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

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.

Websites for Ogden ...

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 Ogden. 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 Ogden. 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 Ogden. Our list includes 35 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Ogden ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Layton   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the South (S) of Ogden

Located in Davis County

Kaysville   [Map]

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

Located in Davis County

Clearfield   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Ogden

Located in Davis County

Syracuse   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ogden

Located in Davis County

Farmington   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Ogden

Located in Davis County

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ogden

Located in Davis County

Brigham City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Ogden

Located in Box Elder County

West Point   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ogden

Located in Davis County

Pleasant View   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Ogden

Hooper   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ogden

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Ogden is also known as Ogden City. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Ogden.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ogden.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ogden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<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- Ogden) 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 Ogden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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     [Map].






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