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

The city of South Ogden is located in Weber County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for South Ogden: S. Ogden

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, South Ogden has a population of 17,154 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The city of South Ogden has also been called South Ogden City. Going back to its beginning, The community of South Ogden was originally named Burch Creek<3>. For more information about the names of South Ogden, see The Names of South Ogden on our Genealogy Page.

South Ogden is 4,690 feet [1,430 m] above sea level.<4> 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)<5>

The ZIP code for South Ogden: 84403<6>

Websites for South Ogden ...

Official Website: www.southogdencity.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, South Ogden had an population of 17,154 people. This is an increase of 3.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.32% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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).

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

Communities near South Ogden ...

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

  • Layton [Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Layton
    • Layton [Davis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the south of South Ogden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,012 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of South Ogden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,603 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>
  • Syracuse [Davis County]
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    • Syracuse [Davis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the southwest of South Ogden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,420 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>
  • Clearfield [Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearfield
    • Clearfield [Davis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the southwest of South Ogden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,151 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Farmington [Davis County]
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      • Farmington [Davis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the south of South Ogden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,387 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>
    • North Ogden [Weber County]
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      • North Ogden [Weber County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the north of South Ogden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Ogden have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Ogden<9>
    • Centerville [Davis County]
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      • Centerville [Davis County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of South Ogden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,530 people
      • Former names for Centerville:
      • Cherry Settlement
      • Deuel Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerville<9>
    • West Point [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
      • West Point [Davis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the southwest of South Ogden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,349 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the north of South Ogden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,808 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the west of South 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 South Ogden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Ogden.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around South Ogden.

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

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.

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.

Adding South Ogden to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of South 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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for South Ogden was on a map titled Road Map for Utah (from Shell Oil, 1950).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Utah

About Weber County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for South Ogden: www.southogdencity.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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Ogden.
<3>South Ogden is also known as South Ogden City. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for South Ogden.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Ogden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<6>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).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South 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 South Ogden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South OgdenOur 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    
<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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