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10 Interesting Facts About Ogden

Facts About Ogden

  • Ogden is located at 41°13′11″N 111°58′16″W (41.2196, −111.9712), at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains.
  • The city has an area of 26.6 square miles, all land.
  • Originally named Fort Buenaventura, the city of Ogden was the first permanent settlement by people of European descent in the region that is now Utah.
  • The Elevation of Ogden is around 4,300 to 5,000 feet above sea level.
  • Two ships in the United States Navy have been named after the City of Ogden; the first, USS Ogden (PF-39), in 1943, and the second, USS Ogden (LPD-5), in 1964.
  • The estimated population of Ogden is 86,833, as of 2019, making it Utah’s seventh-largest city.
  • Ogden is a city in and the county seat of Weber County, Utah, United States.
  • Ogden is a principal city of the Ogden–Clearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Weber, Morgan, Davis, and Box Elder counties.
  • Ogden is twinned with Hof, Germany since 1954.
  • Ogden was known as a major passenger railroad junction owing to its location along major east-west and north-south routes, prompting the local chamber of commerce to adopt the motto, “You can’t get anywhere without coming to Ogden.”
Facts About Ogden
Facts About Ogden

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