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Brigham City UtahBrigham City is a city in Box Elder County, Utah, United States. The population was 17,411 at the 2000 census. By 2004 its estimated population had decreased slightly to 17,149. It is the county seat of Box Elder CountyGR6. It lies on the western slope of the Wellsville Mountains, a branch of the Wasatch Range at the western terminus of Box Elder Canyon. Brigham City saw most of its growth during the 1950s and 1960s, but has seen a struggling economy and stagnating growth since then. It is currently the headquarters of Thiokol, the company that created the solid rocket boosters for the Space Shuttle.

Brigham City Utah Map
Nearby attractions inclue Golden Spike National Historic Site, which lies northwest of the city near Promontory Summit. Utah State Route 13 heads northwest from Brigham City and turns north at Corinne. However, Utah State Route 83 continues west from there and eventually reaches Lampo Junction, where the turnoff to the historic site is located. The work of art known as the Spiral Jetty lies west-southwest of this site. The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge lies directly west of Brigham City on the northeast side of the Great Salt Lake at the mouth of the Bear River.


High Schools

  • Box Elder High School (BEHS) (about 1,369 students) (435)734-4840

Middle Schools (grades 8-9)

  • Box Elder Middle School(435)734-4880

Intermediate Schools (grades 6-7)

  • Adele C. Young Intermediate School (435) 734-4940

Elementary Schools

  • Bunderson Elementary (435)734-4900
  • Discovery Elementary 435-734-4910
  • Foothill Elementary
  • Lake View Elementary sue.lavelle@besd.net
  • Mountain View Elementary (435) 734-4926