January 22, 2018

Clinton, Utah

Life in Clinton, Utah, explained by people who’ve lived in Clinton:

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Clinton Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Clinton?

  • I love the shopping store, and the people are so nice. (Ranae, 1 year)
  • Its quiet. But safe. It’s kid friendly. It has lots of free activities. The city events are always fun. (Ashe, 2 years)
  • The community. (Camille, 5 years)
  • Family friendliness. (Justin, 6 years)
  • The closeness of the stores we shop at. (Dennis, 7.5 years)
  • Small town feel. (Sharon, 8 years)
  • Close to work. (Jane, 9 years)
  • Fairly safe and family populated. (Monica, 9 years)
  • My favorite thing was that it used to be a small city. (Jamie, 10 years)
  • Family friendly community, close to large cities but still small town. (Jennive, 10 years)
  • Convenience to work. (Nicole, 10 years)
  • Small town environment. (Cindy, 21 years)
  • Hometown. (Jamie, 30 years)
  • It used to be a low key farm country town. (Shari, 43 years)
  • It’s relatively quiet, it’s where I grew up and I’m comfortable here. (Emily, 44 years)

Clinton Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Clinton?

  • Restaurants do not have their alcohol permits yet. (Ranae, 1 year)
  • The city doesn’t seem to acknowledge problems brought to them by the citizens. They have recently dug up some roads and have unleashed massive amounts of giant rats into the community. And as citizens we are now dealing with those issues. (Ashe, 2 years)
  • Not enough good restaurants. (Camille, 5 years)
  • The restrictions if the city. (Justin, 6 years)
  • The traffic, specifically on 1800 N and 2000 W. (Dennis, 7.5 years)
  • No family sit down restaurants. (Sharon, 8 years)
  • Too many people. (Jane, 9 years)
  • The month of July, it seems like the 4th of July nearly all month as fireworks are legal in the city limits. My dog is traumatized nightly and as a military family I can’t imagine what it is like for those suffering from PTSD. (Monica, 9 years)
  • It has grown so much. (Jamie, 10 years)
  • Pathetic intersections/need more lights. (Jennive, 10 years)
  • Trashy neighbors. (Nicole, 10 years)
  • Small town environment; double edged sword. (Cindy, 21 years)
  • Busy. (Jamie, 30 years)
  • Too many people moving in. (Shari, 43 years)
  • No nice sit down restaurants, it’s getting crowded also. (Emily, 44 years)

Clinton Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Clinton?

  • They have great parks, and good shopping. (Ranae, 1 year)
  • They have parks with lots of spacious, fun things to do. They have community activities. (Ashe, 2 years)
  • Parks, eating. (Justin, 6 years)
  • Not many fun things in the city limits that I know about. (Dennis, 7.5 years)
  • Walk. (Jane, 9 years)
  • Annual carnaval, love the trail for walking or biking. The parks are well maintained and I love the abundance of summer flowers on the street posts too. (Monica, 9 years)
  • Heritage Days. (Jamie, 10 years)
  • Parks, recreational sports, Heritage Days. (Jennive, 10 years)
  • Not much. (Nicole, 10 years)
  • Golf at Cranefield GC; parks for kids to skate, parks for family gatherings. (Cindy, 21 years)
  • Parks. (Jamie, 30 years)
  • Just go out and walk and enjoy the sunsets. (Shari, 43 years)
  • Lot of shopping. (Emily, 44 years)

Clinton’s Reputation

What’s Clinton known for?

  • Wal-Mart. I hate them cause they take over everything, but it’s true, it’s Wal-mart. (Ranae, 1 year)
  • Clinton days. (Ashe, 2 years)
  • Being trashy. (Camille, 5 years)
  • Elementary schools. (Justin, 6 years)
  • Affordable newer housing. (Dennis, 7.5 years)
  • A growing town. (Monica, 9 years)
  • Heritage Days. (Jennive, 10 years)
  • Huge fire station. (Nicole, 10 years)
  • Clinton Days and fireworks. (Shari, 43 years)
  • It was a small farm town. Now it’s known for its growth. (Emily, 44 years)

Clinton Crime

What’s the crime like in Clinton? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • There is crime everywhere, I think the police do an excellent job and I always know they are there to help when I need them. The fire department is great and are always there in a timely matter. (Ranae, 1 year)
  • Neighbors have informed me of cars circling the neighborhood multiple times recently. I know sunset has had many car burglaries recently. (Ashe, 2 years)
  • Stealing cars and stuff from garages. (Camille, 5 years)
  • Low to non-existent around West Clinton Elementary. (Justin, 6 years)
  • I believe almost crime free. (Dennis, 7.5 years)
  • Not bad, but there are problems with theft by west clinton elementary. (Jane, 9 years)
  • There have been some break-ins of cars and mail stolen from our box, the local police are on it right away. I feel fairly safe living here. (Monica, 9 years)
  • Low in crime. (Jamie, 10 years)
  • Public bathrooms at Veteran Park is a hotspot for drugs (our back window faces it, we’ve called the cops a few times). (Jennive, 10 years)
  • Average for the area. (Nicole, 10 years)
  • Low level as far as I know. (Cindy, 21 years)
  • Not too bad. (Jamie, 30 years)
  • Where I live it’s still not bad growing up it was unheard of. (Shari, 43 years)
  • Small crime, some vandals but overall it’s not bad. (Emily, 44 years)

Clinton Advice

Any advice for people moving to Clinton?

  • You will not regret it. It’s a fun loving town. (Ranae, 1 year)
  • It really is a good place to be. (Ashe, 2 years)
  • Be a good neighbor. (Camille, 5 years)
  • Ask about the water issues. Ask about road projects upcoming. (Justin, 6 years)
  • Its a nice place to live. (Dennis, 7.5 years)
  • Get to know your neighbors, especially if you are military, Clinton is a good place to live. (Monica, 9 years)
  • Get to know your neighbors. They’re all friendly. (Jennive, 10 years)
  • Check the neighborhood carefully. (Nicole, 10 years)
  • It’s a great place to raise a family as I believe it is family oriented. (Cindy, 21 years)
  • Get to know your neighbors. Lots of great people live in Clinton. (Emily, 44 years)

Clinton Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Clinton (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • I love the Heritage Days Parade, it is always a good time. It’s 3 fun days for the family. Please get another carnival to come in, the one you have is not good. (Ranae, 1 year)
  • My ancestors came to Clinton from New Zealand. (Camille, 5 years)
  • We love the parade and fireworks. (Justin, 6 years)
  • Our neighbors have changed a lot, people move, we have some older neighbors who have been here for many years and truly make our neighborhood a more friendly place to live. (Monica, 9 years)
  • Heritage Days watching fireworks. (Jamie, 10 years)
  • Running the 5k every summer. (Jennive, 10 years)
  • I remember driving on a dirt road to the old city office when we first moved in 2004. (Nicole, 10 years)
  • Heritage Days! (Jamie, 30 years)
  • Grew up playing mud football in farm fields. (Emily, 44 years)

Clinton’s Future

How do you think Clinton will change over the next 10 years?

  • I see more stores coming, the interchange on 1800 will be nice, when it’s done. (Ranae, 1 year)
  • More people. Hopefully better restaurants. (Camille, 5 years)
  • More homes, sit-down restaurants, more entertaining businesses, a variation of church options (not only LDS as is currently the case). (Justin, 6 years)
  • Probably get more over populated. I hope not. (Dennis, 7.5 years)
  • I hope it doesn’t change to much. (Sharon, 8 years)
  • Get bigger. (Jane, 9 years)
  • It will keep growing, our neighborhood has exploded with new homes. This is good for our city and helps the value of the homes around it too. (Monica, 9 years)
  • It will be over populated, have way too much traffic. (Jamie, 10 years)
  • More commercial businesses. 🙁 (Jennive, 10 years)
  • Better I-15 access, more of a business hub. (Nicole, 10 years)
  • Exponentially. (Cindy, 21 years)
  • Hopefully not any more stores. (Jamie, 30 years)
  • Grow. (Shari, 43 years)
  • Growth until all spots are taken. Would like a few farms to remain. (Emily, 44 years)

Clinton Facts

Any other interesting facts about Clinton?

  • I think the city counsel is the best we have ever had, they listen to the people and they get results. Thank you City Council. (Ranae, 1 year)
  • My great great grandpa named it Clinton. (Camille, 5 years)
  • Low crime rates. (Justin, 6 years)
  • Our daughter had attended Voyage Academy, a charter for five years. Clinton City has been a true supporter of Voyage Academy. (Monica, 9 years)
  • Several of my neighbors have been born and raised here. It’s hard to leave because it’s such a good place. (Jennive, 10 years)
  • I moved a few years ago, but just to West Point. (Nicole, 10 years)