North Salt Lake UT
The city of North Salt Lake is located in Davis County, Utah. It is a suburb of SLC and is part of the Ogden–Clearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. Woods Cross is to the north, Bountiful is to the northeast, and Salt Lake City is to the south in Salt Lake County. North Salt Lake has a total area of 8.6 square miles, of which 0.1 square miles (or 0.80 percent) is water, according to the United States Census Bureau.
As of 2019, North Salt Lake has a population of 20,948 people. The county’s racial makeup was 75.4 percent non-Hispanic white, 0.3 percent black, 0.8 percent Native American, 3.1 percent Asian, and 5.0 percent mixed race. People of any race who were Hispanic or Latino made up 13.5 percent of the population.
Brigham Young sent people north in 1847 to acquire pastureland for cattle and to create towns, and the city’s history dates back to that time. The first homesteaders in North Salt Lake were among these folks. They discovered several boiling hot springs and ponds as they headed north from Salt Lake City. On the city’s southern outskirts, these hot springs are still active. The Jordan River flowed west, and the area was swampy and covered in swamp grass. To the east, the land gradually ascended the lower, grass-covered mountainsides.
The Davis County Commission gave incorporated town status to the area then designated, which was about 456 acres, on September 3, 1946. Harold R. Howard, Jack Cummings, Alton Boggess, Harold T. Johnson, and David S. Betts were appointed to the town board by county commission Chairman Amasa Howard.
On August 1, 1961, North Salt Lake became a third-class city with a population of 1,655. The City of North Salt Lake, which had a population of 6,474 in 1990, nevertheless envisions future housing and industrial growth. A vast industrial area spreads west of the I-15 freeway all the way to the Great Salt Lake. Furthermore, residential development is escalating on the eastern hillside.
One of the nicest areas to reside in Utah is North Salt Lake. Homeowners in North Salt Lake enjoy a dense suburban feel, with the majority of residents owning their houses. There are numerous parks in the city. North Salt Lake is home to a large number of families and young professionals, as well as conservative residents. The public schools are above average.