Ogden is the county seat of Weber County, Utah and is home to over 82,000 residents. The city has an elevation of 4,300 feet and is located at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. Ogden is 10 miles east of the Great Salt Lake and about 40 miles north of Salt Lake City. The city is 26.6 square miles in area and both the Ogden River and Weber River flow through it. Ogden has appeared on Forbes “The Best Places for Business and Careers” list for multiple years.
The Ogden real estate market is comprised of over 32,000 units. Nearly 60% are owner-occupied units and approximately 40% are rentals. Just over 60% of Ogden homes are single family detached houses and popular styles include Victorian, Prairie style, bungalow, craftsman, and Tudor. Ogden also contains condos, townhomes, and multifamily homes. The Coldwell Banker Ogden Office is located in the city and nearby Coldwell Banker offices also serve the Ogden real estate market. … Read More
The Ogden City School District contains 19 schools, including 14 elementary schools. Highland Junior High, Mound Fort Junior High, and Mount Ogden Junior High are the 3 middle schools in the district. Ben Lomond High School and Ogden High School are Ogden’s high schools. The DaVinci Academy of Science and the Arts is a charter school located in Ogden which serves grades K-12. There are several institutions of higher education in Ogden, including Weber State University, Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College, and Stevens–Henager College.
Transportation is deeply rooted in Odgen’s history. Ogden was a major junction on the Transcontinental Railroad and rail service remains an important part of the city transportation system. The Ogden Intermodal Hub serves as a station for Utah Transit Authority (UTA) FrontRunner commuter rail and bus service. Ogden is also located along a major rail freight route. Highways I 15, I 84, and SR 39 cross through the city and Ogden-Hinckley Airport provides commercial passenger, charter, and private air service.
A number of businesses are headquartered in Ogden or have a major presence in the city. The 1,128-acre Business Depot Ogden is a former military installation which is home to Ogden Standard-Examiner newspaper and other businesses.
There is a wide variety of recreation in Ogden. There are more than 40 municipal parks and the Ogden Trails Network (OTN) is a 75-mile network of trails throughout the city. The Ogden Nature Center is 152 acres and was Utah’s first nature center. The Ogden Kayak Park on Weber River provides kayakers with a developed area to paddle. Golfers can enjoy the 9-hole Mt. Ogden Golf Course and the 9-hole El Monte Golf Course.
Ogden also features family-friendly recreation. Sports fans can enjoy the Ogden Raptors, a minor league baseball that is part of the Los Angeles Dodgers farm system. Families can also enjoy swimming at the Lorin Farr Pool and events at the Marshall White Center.
Ogden was settled in the 1840s when Fort Bonaventure was established the area was originally called Brownsville. The settlements name was changed to Ogden for Peter Skeen Ogden, a prominent fur trader and explorer. Ogden was incorporated in 1851. Historic areas of the city include the Eccles Avenue Historic District, Jefferson Avenue Historic District, and Historic 25th Street. Ogden Union Station opened in 1869 and served as a junction for the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads of the Transcontinental Railroad.
To view Odgen homes for sale or to find out more about living in the city, please contact the Coldwell Banker Ogden Office at (801) 479-9300.
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