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

The city of South Ogden is located in Weber County.

A typical abbreviation for South Ogden: S. Ogden

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, South Ogden has a population of 17,101 people<1> (see below for details).

South Ogden was settled in 1848 and was incorporated July 6, 1936.

The community of South Ogden was originally named Burch Creek.<2>

South Ogden is 4,690 feet [1,430 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of South Ogden is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for South Ogden: (801) & (385)<4>

The ZIP code for South Ogden: 84403<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Ogden had a population of 16,532 people (which is 7.15% of the total population of Weber County). This makes South Ogden the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of South Ogden represents 0.6% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,532 people, the population of South Ogden increased 14.99% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,377 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, South Ogden had an population of 17,101 people. This is an increase of 3.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.95% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near South Ogden ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from South Ogden and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Centerville   [Map]   17,657   S   18 miles [29 km]
Clearfield   [Map]   31,363   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Farmington   [Map]   24,066   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hooper   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kaysville   [Map]   31,776   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Layton   [Map]   76,691   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

See 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 South 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 South 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 South Ogden.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for South Ogden:

Websites for South Ogden ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Ogden ...

Looking for more information about South 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.

Looking for more information about South 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to South Ogden, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for South Ogden.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Ogden.

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<2>South Ogden is also known as South Ogden City. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for South Ogden.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Ogden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).

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<5>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 South Ogden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether South Ogden or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- South 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 South Ogden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South Ogden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Ogden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1905, Longitude: -111.9714     [Map].

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