Learn about Tremonton, 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 Tremonton.
Tremonton is located in the Bear River Valley, just west of the Bear River, along Interstate 15, and about seven miles south of the confluence of the Malad and Bear rivers. Its elevation is 4,322 feet above sea level and about 120 feet above the mean level of the Great Salt Lake, which lies some fifteen miles south and west of the city. Tremonton is the second largest city in Box Elder County; it had a population in the 1930s of some 1,400 and an estimated population in 1992 of 4,264. The 2000 census placed the population at 5,592.
Tremonton City has all the advantages of a rural life style and yet its residents can take advantage of all the amenities of the surrounding metropolitan areas. Tremonton has a Mayor/City Council Government with an appointed Manager. There are five elected members and a Mayor on the Council who are setting the pace for Tremonton’s future.
The City is a full-service city that takes pride in keeping taxes low while striving to keep city services at the highest standard possible. The city has its own services, including police, fire, ambulance, public works, cemetery, water/wastewater facilities, library, senior citizen/community center program, and are all committed to providing the city’s residents with the best care possible.
Tremonton is a modern city. From 1906, when it was first incorporated as a town, to 1918, when it was designated a third-class city, to the present, growth has been steady. Educational, recreational, civic, health, medical, and religious services and facilities have been updated and expanded with the steady growth of the city. Economically, the city is a central shopping place for the Bear River Valley. In 1992, 267 businesses were operating with official city licenses.
Employment opportunities also have expanded with the Thiokol plant located twenty-six miles to the west. Nucor Steel is located fourteen miles to the north. La-Z-Boy Chair Company and Malt-O-Meal operate within the city limits. Tremonton church groups include LDS, Baptist, Methodist, and Catholic.
Box Elder School District serves the entire population of Box Elder County, including the city of Tremonton. Currently in Box Elder County there are two high schools: Bear River High in Tremonton/Garland and Box Elder High in Brigham City serving grades 10-12. The School District has recently revamped the school structure creating two middle schools which serve grades 8 – 9: Bear River Middle School in Tremonton/Garland and Box Elder Middle School located in Brigham City. Two new intermediate schools serving grades 6-7 are the Alice C. Harris Intermediate in Tremonton/Garland and the Adele C. Young Intermediate in Brigham City. The nineteen elementary schools will serve kindergarten through fifth with the exception of Grouse Creek and Park Valley schools which will serve the K-10 grades in those outlying areas.
General Facts and Statistics
- Population (year 2000): 5,592. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,286 (+12.4% change)
- Males: 2,778 (49.7%), Females: 2,814 (50.3%)
- Median resident age: 25.4 years
- Median household income: $44,784 (year 2000)
- Median house value: $112,600 (year 2000)