10 Interesting Facts About Logan, Utah

Facts About Logan, Utah

Facts About Logan

  • Logan hosts the annual “Cache Valley Cruise-In”, Utah’s largest automotive event, with a three-day exhibit of special cars and vehicles, concerts, and other activities. Events conclude with a car parade on Main Street.
  • The town of Logan was founded in 1859 by settlers sent by Brigham Young to survey for the site of a fort near the banks of the Logan River.
  • The community named the town “Logan” for Ephraim Logan, an early fur trapper in the area.
  • Logan was incorporated on January 17, 1866.
  • The city has a total area of 18.5 square miles, of which 18.0 square miles is land and 0.58 square miles, or 3.16%, is water.
  • The city lies near the eastern edge of Cache Valley on the western slopes of the Bear River Mountains.
  • Logan is twinned with Herford, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
  • The estimated population of Logan is 50,863, as of 2019.
  • The elevation of Logan is 1,382 m above sea level.
  • Logan is commonly known as “College Town” as it houses the main campus of Utah State University.


Facts About Logan, Utah
Facts About Logan, Utah