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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 2016, Ogden has a population of 86,701 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 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) and (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 (that had a count of 77,226 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Ogden had an population of 86,701 people. This is an increase of 4.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.27% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ogden ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<6>.

Community   2016
Brigham City   [Map]   18,975   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clearfield   [Map]   30,855   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clinton   [Map]   21,672   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Farmington   [Map]   23,140   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hooper   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kaysville   [Map]   31,243   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ogden. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:

Websites for Ogden ...

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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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ogden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ogden.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ogden. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Ogden is also known as Ogden City. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Ogden.

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<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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ogden.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ogden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ogden.

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Ogden. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2311, Longitude: -111.9703     [Map].

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<7>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ogden.