Farr West, Utah

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

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Farr West Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Farr West?

  • The people. (Kim, 4.5 years)
  • Moving. (Grant, 6 years)
  • Close to freeway. (Heather, 10 years)
  • Peaceful area close to freeway. (Raine, 10 years)
  • Safety. (Jon, 12 years)
  • Its close proximity to the freeway, but zero noise from the freeway. (Kimberly, 15 years)
  • Quiet place. (Heidi, 16 years)
  • The people, the local government, the dairy farms, the view, the location to the freeway. It’s away from the Ogden, Harrisville riff raff, but not as podunk as Plain City. (Andrew, 28 years)
  • Quiet, open spaces. (Pam, 35 years)

Farr West Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Farr West?

  • No street lights after 4.5 years. (Kim, 4.5 years)
  • Flooding. (Grant, 6 years)
  • Building too much. I like the farm. (Heather, 10 years)
  • Too far from major shopping. (Raine, 10 years)
  • Mosquitoes. (Jon, 12 years)
  • Getting crowded. (Kimberly, 15 years)
  • Not too many stores. (Heidi, 16 years)
  • Internet, a little slower than most places. (Andrew, 28 years)
  • Growing too fast. (Pam, 35 years)

Farr West Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Farr West?

  • Parks and 4th of July. (Kim, 4.5 years)
  • Eat. (Heather, 10 years)
  • Take walks.(Raine, 10 years)
  • Ride horses, walk the trail, hanging out with friends and community. (Jon, 12 years)
  • Ride the Front Runner, watch sporting events at Whalquist, go to Smith and Edwards, play golf at Remuda. (Kimberly, 15 years)
  • Golf. Parks. (Heidi, 16 years)
  • A few parks, rec center, and close drive to Ogden. (Andrew, 28 years)
  • Walk, ride your bike, visit with your neighbors. (Pam, 35 years)

Farr West’s Reputation

What’s Farr West known for?

  • Smith and Edwards. (Grant, 6 years)
  • Being Farr away. (Heather, 10 years)
  • Happy, friendly people! (Raine, 10 years)
  • Farms and the golf course. (Jon, 12 years)
  • Nice neighbors and clean areas. (Kimberly, 15 years)
  • Settlers. (Heidi, 16 years)
  • Fourth of July freedom festival. (Andrew, 28 years)
  • Smith & Edwards. (Pam, 35 years)

Farr West Crime

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

  • Typical teenage vandalism on steroids. (Grant, 6 years)
  • Cars and garages. (Heather, 10 years)
  • I have heard of some. We have not experienced any. (Raine, 10 years)
  • Every once in awhile there’s a garage break-in, but other than that, I think it’s pretty safe. (Jon, 12 years)
  • None. (Kimberly, 15 years)
  • Stealing. (Heidi, 16 years)
  • Hardly there. Mainly the homes on 2000 West have most of the issues. (Andrew, 28 years)
  • Very low. (Pam, 35 years)

Farr West Advice

Any advice for people moving to Farr West?

  • Lock your garage and put up a no soliciting sign. (Heather, 10 years)
  • Get to know your neighbors. (Raine, 10 years)
  • Put your mosquito spray on and be ready to have a good time. (Jon, 12 years)
  • You will love it!!! (Kimberly, 15 years)
  • Nice place to live. (Heidi, 16 years)
  • Just get to know the neighborhood, and you will love it. (Andrew, 28 years)
  • You’re living in the country, sometimes country has smell and that is OK.. (Pam, 35 years)

Farr West Stories

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

  • That’s time the sewer backed up into everyone’s basement and the city was a no show. (Grant, 6 years)
  • Last year’s flooding. That was kind of scary. (Raine, 10 years)
  • We’ve had a few block parties, and it’s really fun to get to know people you don’t. (Jon, 12 years)
  • We are one of two dairy farms remaining, and we love it. (Andrew, 28 years)
  • Old time 4th of July celebration where the parade was down 2000 W, and airplanes flew over to start the parade. (Pam, 35 years)

Farr West’s Future

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

  • Be a shopping district. (Heather, 10 years)
  • It will continue to grow. (Raine, 10 years)
  • I think Farr West will grow and we will have more businesses in the Far West area. (Jon, 12 years)
  • The traffic will get busier. (Kimberly, 15 years)
  • It will be more populated. (Heidi, 16 years)
  • Homes. (Andrew, 28 years)
  • Open spaces will disappear. (Pam, 35 years)

Farr West Facts

Any other interesting facts about Farr West?

  • Named for Mr. Farr and a Mr. West. (Raine, 10 years)
  • I don’t know any interesting facts about Farr West. (Jon, 12 years)
  • It used to be a swamp. (Kimberly, 15 years)
  • It’s grown very rapidly, also we have Smith and Edwards, a very country, unique store. (Andrew, 28 years)
  • I love hearing stories from the old timers and how it used to be. (Pam, 35 years)