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Encyclopedia > Logan, Utah
The Old Main building at Utah State University.
The Old Main building at Utah State University.
Downtown Logan, corner of Main and Center St.
Logan Tabernacle
Logan Tabernacle

Logan is a city in Cache County, Utah, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 42,670, a substantial increase over the 1990 figure of 32,771. The estimated population in 2005 had increased to 47,357. The Logan metropolitan area contains 109,666 residents. It is the county seat of Cache CountyGR6. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (926x1434, 569 KB) Old Main building at Utah State University, Logan Utah -- May 2005, Nikon D70, Cory Maylett GNU - ShareAlike dualy licensed file File links The following pages link to this file: Utah State University ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (926x1434, 569 KB) Old Main building at Utah State University, Logan Utah -- May 2005, Nikon D70, Cory Maylett GNU - ShareAlike dualy licensed file File links The following pages link to this file: Utah State University ... Utah State Universitys main campus is located in Logan, Utah. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (799x915, 316 KB)Wells Fago building, corner of Main Street and Center Street, looking southwest, Logan, Utah. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (799x915, 316 KB)Wells Fago building, corner of Main Street and Center Street, looking southwest, Logan, Utah. ... Adapted from Wikipedias UT county maps by Seth Ilys. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1500x1109, 691 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Temple (Mormonism) ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1500x1109, 691 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Temple (Mormonism) ... Logan Temple The Logan Utah Temple is the 4th constructed and 2nd operating temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (799x969, 286 KB)LDS tabernacle in downtown Logan, Utah. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (799x969, 286 KB)LDS tabernacle in downtown Logan, Utah. ... Cache County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah, comprising the Cache Valley, up to the Idaho border, and the surrounding mountains. ... Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  Ranked 13th  - Total 84,876 sq mi (219,887 km²)  - Width 270 miles (435 km)  - Length 350 miles (565 km)  - % water 3. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Cache County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah, comprising the Cache Valley, up to the Idaho border, and the surrounding mountains. ...


Logan is located in northern Utah, north of Ogden on the Logan River; it is about 82 miles (130km) north of Salt Lake City. The city was founded in 1859 by Mormon settlers and is the location of the Logan Utah Temple which was dedicated in 1884. It is home to the main campus of Utah State University, founded in 1888, and is often known as a college town. It is also a major producer of cheese and other dairy products. Ogden sign over Washington Boulevard at the Ogden River; toward downtown Overlooking Ogdens George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park Ogden is the county seat of Weber County,GR6 Utah, United States. ... The Logan River is a tributary of Little Bear River in Utah, USA. It rises in the Bear River Mountains and flows in south west direction through Logan Canyon to the city of Logan in the Cache Valley where it joins the Little Bear River a few kilometres west of... Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Utah. ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the most-recognized architectural symbol of Mormonism This article is about the terms history and usage. ... Logan Temple The Logan Utah Temple is the 4th constructed and 2nd operating temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. ... Year 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Utah State Universitys main campus is located in Logan, Utah. ... Year 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For the place adjoining the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the UK, see College Town, Berkshire. ...


Logan is the principal city of the Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Cache County in Utah and Franklin County in Idaho. In 2005, Morgan Quitno declared the Logan metropolitan area the safest in the United States. [1] In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas. ... Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Morgan Quitno Press is an independent research and publishing company based out of Lawrence, Kansas. ...

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Geography

Logan is located at 41°44′16″N, 111°49′51″W (41.737878, -111.830846)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 44.2 km² (17.0 mi²). 42.8 km² (16.5 mi²) of it is land and 1.4 km² (0.5 mi²) of it (3.17%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


The city lies near the eastern edge of Cache Valley on the western slopes of the Bear River Mountains, the northernmost branch of the Wasatch Range. The eastern portions of the city are constructed on top of an ancient alluvial fan with very steep slopes down to the rest of town and the Logan River bottom. To the west lies a flatland that contains farmland and marshes. To the north and south lie the quickly-growing residential suburbs of Logan. Logan also lies at the western terminus of Logan Canyon. US Highways 89 and 91 enter from the southwest together and separate in downtown Logan. US 91 heads north into Idaho through Cache Valley while US 89 heads northeast into Logan Canyon and on to Bear Lake. Logan is also served by a local sales-tax-funded free bus system called the LTD (Logan Transit District) in the city proper and CVTD (Cache Valley Transit District) for the rest of Cache Valley. The system reaches as far as Richmond, Hyrum, and Wellsville and throughout the city proper. There is a corporate airport (Logan-Cache Airport, IATA code LGU) but as of 2005 had no scheduled air services, as the city is within an easy drive of Salt Lake City International Airport. Cache Valley is a broad arid agricultural valley in northern Utah and southern Idaho in the United States. ... The Bear River Mountains are a branch of the Wasatch Range located in northeastern Utah and southeastern Idaho. ... View of the Wasatch Range from the Salt Lake City Public Library. ... Freshwater marsh in Florida In geography, a marsh is a type of wetland, featuring grasses, rushes, reeds, typhas, sedges, cat tails, and other herbaceous plants (possibly with low-growing woody plants) in a context of shallow water. ... Logan Canyon is a canyon that cuts its way through the Bear River Mountains, a branch of the Wasatch Range, in northeastern Utah. ... United States Highway 89 is a north-south United States highway with two branches. ... United States Highway 91 is a north-south United States highway. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Bear Lake, as seen from Bear Lake State Park in Idaho along its eastern shore. ... Richmond is a city located in Cache County, Utah. ... Hyrum is a city located in Cache County, Utah. ... For other places with this name, see Wellsville. ... Logan-Cache Airport (IATA: LGU, ICAO: KLGU) is an airport located in Logan, Utah. ... The International Air Transport Association is an international trade organization of airlines headquarted in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Salt Lake City International Airport (IATA: SLC, ICAO: KSLC) is a public airport located in western Salt Lake City, Utah. ...


Education

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 12.3% of adults 25 years and older have a graduate or professional degree, 22.2% have a bachelors degree, 8.4% have an associates degree, and 27.7% have some college but no degree. This may be an influence of the high percentage of Utah State University faculty and staff residing in the city.


Average ACT scores in the Logan School District in 2005 were 21.5 for English, 21.3 for math, 22.7 for reading, 22.1 for science and 22 composite score. Average ACT scores in the Cache County School District, which surrounds Logan city, in 2005 were 20.9 in English, 20.8 in math, 22.5 in reading, 21.5 in science and 21.5 composite score. Two-hundred-fifty Logan High students took the ACT in 2005 and 593 Mountain Crest/Sky View/Cache High students (in Cache County School District) took the test in 2005.


Approximately $4,146 is spent per pupil in the Logan School District. In October 2005, there were 2,600 kindergarten through fifth-grade students, 1,252 sixth- through eighth-grade students and 1,702 high school students. Those numbers report about a 100-student decrease from the previous year. Drop-out rate was 2.3%. 11% of students speak English as a second language.


During the 2004-2005 school year, there were 321 professional teachers, resulting in a pupil/teacher ratio of 25.9. The average contract salary for teachers was $38,639.


There are six elementary schools (K-5), 1 middle school, (6-8), and 1 high school (9-12), with two campuses, in Logan. There are two regular high schools outside Logan in Cache County, one charter high school in Logan and one alternative high school in the county.


Edith Bowen Laboratory School, on the campus of Utah State University, not only provides opportunities for teachers to offer innovative curriculum, but provides residents an alternative educational opportunity for their children.


Thomas Edison Charter School, which has two campuses, is a public school for grades K-8 offering an academic stimulated curriculum. The Logan River Academy provides adolescent treatment services along with a structured academic program. Fast Forward Charter High School offers "at-risk" students individualized attention while adhering to state standards. There are also a number of small private schools in Logan.


Bridgerland Applied Technology College provides opportunities for students to learn life skills in business, dental technology, design and construction, fashion and hospitality, health science, information technology, manufacturing, nutrition and food, public safety, and transportation.


Logan is also the home of Utah State University, a land-grant institution classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University Extensive, offering bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees in a variety of subjects. Utah State Universitys main campus is located in Logan, Utah. ... The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an international centre for research in education based in the United States of America. ...


Logan was also the home of Brigham Young College, a school operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It operated from 1878 until it was closed in 1926. Its library and papers were all given to Utah State University. Brigham Young College was founded by Brigham Young in Logan, Utah on the 6th of August, 1877, 23 days before he died. ... The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the largest attraction in the citys Temple Square. ... Utah State Universitys main campus is located in Logan, Utah. ...


Media

Given its distance from the Salt Lake City media market, Logan features a variety of media outlets which cater to residents of the Cache Valley. The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Salt Lake Citys top tourist draw. ...


Logan is home to The Herald Journal newspaper, which won the Utah Press Association's General Excellence award in 2005, which is awarded to the state's best newspaper each year. It was the first time a newspaper outside of the Salt Lake market received the award. The Herald Journal is a daily newspaper in Logan, Utah which is published seven mornings a week and serves the Cache Valley area of Northern Utah and Southeastern Idaho which includes Cache County, Utah and Franklin County, Idaho. ...


The Valley Channel is a local television station which provides community oriented programs, news talk shows and coverage of local high school sporting events and Utah State University hockey.


The Cache Valley Radio Group produces a variety of radio stations, including 610 AM KVNU with news and sports, 92.9 FM with soft rock, 94.5 FM with top 40, 95.9 FM with classic rock, and 96.7 FM with country. KVNU (AM 610) is a news talk radio station in Logan, Utah, USA. The call letters stand for the Voice of Northern Utah. The station was started in 1938 by Reed Bullen and his father. ...


Utah State University also runs its own radio station, which is an affiliate of National Public Radio. Utah Public Radio is broadcast to many rural areas of the state, and is heard in Cache County on 89.5 FM and 91.5 FM. It features a state-issues talk show each weekday morning called "Access Utah" where hosts Lee Austin and Tom Williams banter about everything from legislative issues to health.


Demographics

Historical Population
Year Population
1890 4,565
1900 5,451
1910 7,522
1920 9,439
1930 9,979
1940 11,868
1950 16,832
1960 18,731
1970 22,333
1980 26,844
1990 32,762
2000 42,670
2005 47,357

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 42,670 people, 13,902 households, and 9,175 families residing in the city. The population density was 997.3/km² (2,583.2/mi²). There were 14,692 housing units at an average density of 343.4/km² (889.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.93% White, 0.64% African American, 0.85% Native American, 3.60% Asian, 0.29% Pacific Islander, 4.08% from other races, and 1.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.22% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 13,902 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.20. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 34.3% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 9.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $30,778, and the median income for a family was $33,784. Males had a median income of $27,304 versus $19,687 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,765. About 12.6% of families and 22.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.6% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Businesses started in Logan, Utah

  • Utah Festival Opera Company
  • The Book Table - Retail Book Store and Scrap Book Suply Store
  • Hogi Yogi - Sandwich shoppe
  • Alco Manufacturing Company, Inc.
  • Saddleman, Inc.

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Famous People From Logan, Utah

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