Wasatch Front

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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.



  • Ogden - center of the northern Wasatch Front; old industrial city; population 75,000
  • Layton - rapidly-growing bedroom community south of Ogden, with a growing commercial center; population 65,000
  • 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
  • West Valley City - large mixed-use suburb southwest of Salt Lake City; population 115,000
  • Taylorsville - mixed-use suburb just west of center in the Salt Lake Valley; population 55,000
  • Murray - mixed-use suburb near the center of the valley; population 45,000
  • Sandy - mostly bedroom community in the southern portion of the valley, with a distinct commercial region; population 90,000
  • West Jordan - rapidly-growing mixed-use suburb west of Sandy; population 95,000
  • 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

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