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The '''Wasatch Front''' is a region in the state of [[Utah]] in the [[United States of America]]. It occupies the north central part of the state and is the home of [[Salt Lake City]], the state's largest city and capital, as well as a majority of the state's population.
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The '''Wasatch Front''' is a region of [[Utah]]. It occupies the north central part of the state and is the home of [[Salt Lake City]], the state's largest city and capital, as well as a majority of the state's population. The region includes the counties of Wasatch, Salt Lake, Utah, Morgan, Cache, Weber, Rich, and the western half of Summit County (west of longitude 111W).
  
 
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* [[Salt Lake City]] - capital of the state, center of the LDS church and home of [[Temple Square]], site of Salt Lake City International Airport; population about 180,000
 
* [[Salt Lake City]] - capital of the state, center of the LDS church and home of [[Temple Square]], site of Salt Lake City International Airport; population about 180,000
 
 
* [[Layton]] - rapidly-growing bedroom community south of Ogden, with a growing commercial center; population 65,000
 
* [[Layton]] - rapidly-growing bedroom community south of Ogden, with a growing commercial center; population 65,000
 
 
* [[Murray]] - mixed-use suburb near the center of the valley; population 45,000
 
* [[Murray]] - mixed-use suburb near the center of the valley; population 45,000
 
 
* [[Ogden]] - center of the northern Wasatch Front; old industrial city; population 75,000
 
* [[Ogden]] - center of the northern Wasatch Front; old industrial city; population 75,000
 
 
* [[Orem]] - mixed-use suburb just north of Provo in the southern Wasatch Front; population 90,000
 
* [[Orem]] - mixed-use suburb just north of Provo in the southern Wasatch Front; population 90,000
 
 
* [[Provo]] - central city of the southern Wasatch Front and home of BYU; population 115,000
 
* [[Provo]] - central city of the southern Wasatch Front and home of BYU; population 115,000
 
 
* [[Sandy]] - mostly bedroom community in the southern portion of the valley, with a distinct commercial region; population 90,000
 
* [[Sandy]] - mostly bedroom community in the southern portion of the valley, with a distinct commercial region; population 90,000
 
 
* [[Taylorsville]] - mixed-use suburb just west of center in the Salt Lake Valley; population 55,000
 
* [[Taylorsville]] - mixed-use suburb just west of center in the Salt Lake Valley; population 55,000
 
 
* [[West Jordan]] - rapidly-growing mixed-use suburb west of Sandy; population 95,000
 
* [[West Jordan]] - rapidly-growing mixed-use suburb west of Sandy; population 95,000
 
 
* [[West Valley City]] - large mixed-use suburb southwest of Salt Lake City; population 115,000
 
* [[West Valley City]] - large mixed-use suburb southwest of Salt Lake City; population 115,000
  

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The Wasatch Front is a region of Utah. It occupies the north central part of the state and is the home of Salt Lake City, the state's largest city and capital, as well as a majority of the state's population. The region includes the counties of Wasatch, Salt Lake, Utah, Morgan, Cache, Weber, Rich, and the western half of Summit County (west of longitude 111W).

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  • Salt Lake City - capital of the state, center of the LDS church and home of Temple Square, site of Salt Lake City International Airport; population about 180,000
  • Layton - rapidly-growing bedroom community south of Ogden, with a growing commercial center; population 65,000
  • Murray - mixed-use suburb near the center of the valley; population 45,000
  • Ogden - center of the northern Wasatch Front; old industrial city; population 75,000
  • Orem - mixed-use suburb just north of Provo in the southern Wasatch Front; population 90,000
  • Provo - central city of the southern Wasatch Front and home of BYU; population 115,000
  • Sandy - mostly bedroom community in the southern portion of the valley, with a distinct commercial region; population 90,000
  • Taylorsville - mixed-use suburb just west of center in the Salt Lake Valley; population 55,000
  • West Jordan - rapidly-growing mixed-use suburb west of Sandy; population 95,000
  • West Valley City - large mixed-use suburb southwest of Salt Lake City; population 115,000

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