Learn about Logan, Utah. Below you can find community information, including vital statistics, information on local schools as well as resources for finding real estate listings and homes for sale in Logan.
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 has been the location of the Logan Utah Temple since its dedication 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.
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. 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.
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 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.