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.