Facts About Layton
Layton became an unincorporated independent community in 1902 and was officially incorporated in 1920.
Layton is a city in Davis County, Utah, the United States and is part of the Ogden-Clearfield Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The estimated population of Layton is 76,197, as of 2019, making Layton the most populous city in Davis County and the ninth most populous in Utah.
Layton was settled in the 1850s as an outgrowth of Kaysville and is named after Christopher Layton, a Latter-day Saint settler and leader.
The elevation of Layton is 1,326 m above sea level.
The city was once a shipping and processing centre for surrounding irrigated farmlands producing vegetables and sugar beets, but it now is largely suburban, with many of its farmlands given over to housing developments and commercial buildings.
Layton has a total area of 22.2 square miles, of which 22.0 square miles is land and 0.15 square miles, or 0.78%, is water.
Layton is a city in Davis County, Utah, United States. Layton is part of the Ogden-Clearfield Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The geographic coordinates of Layton are 41°4′41″N 111°57′19″W.
Kaysville was officially incorporated as a city and Layton was included in the boundaries. However, by the 1880s, most of the residents of Layton wanted to be separated from Kaysville.