January 28, 2018

Fruit Heights, Utah

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

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Fruit Heights Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Fruit Heights?

  • Location. (Anonymous, 1.5 years)
  • Wonderful community. (Saria, 6 years)
  • I love the small town feel we have. (Maura, 15 years)
  • People. (Samantha, 15 years)
  • Close to work. (Jeff, 20 years)
  • The view. (Lisa, 23 years)
  • Small town life. (Kurt, 28 years)
  • Oak and surrounding trees. (Joy, 29 years)
  • People and easy access to Interstate 15, highway 89. (Kathy, 34 years)
  • Being in the foothills of the mountains. (Sharon, 51 years)

Fruit Heights Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Fruit Heights?

  • US 89. (Anonymous, 1.5 years)
  • All the new development. (Maura, 15 years)
  • We have a Kaysville zip code. (Samantha, 15 years)
  • City government and lack of proper long term budgeting. (Jeff, 20 years)
  • The highway.(Lisa, 23 years)
  • Split by highway/freeway. (Kurt, 28 years)
  • Local government looks for ways to spend money. (Joy, 29 years)
  • Problems with 89 and it’s affects on citizens of Fruit Heights and previous lack of representation from all areas of Fruit Heights. (Kathy, 34 years)
  • No yard waste pickup. (Sharon, 51 years)

Fruit Heights Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Fruit Heights?

  • Hike trails, cherry hill. (Saria, 6 years)
  • Hike, go to parks, visit the rock loft R.I.P. (Maura, 15 years)
  • Take walks, the hollow, Castle Heights Park, Cherry Hill, attend church. (Samantha, 15 years)
  • Nichols Park, the shooting range. (Lisa, 23 years)
  • Golf, hike, Cherry Hill. (Kurt, 28 years)
  • Hike, bike, walk, friends. (Joy, 29 years)
  • Walk, hike, Cherry Hill. (Kathy, 34 years)
  • Buy fresh fruit. (Sharon, 51 years)

Fruit Heights’s Reputation

What’s Fruit Heights known for?

  • Small town. (Anonymous, 1.5 years)
  • City of good neighbors. (Saria, 6 years)
  • Fruit orchards. (Maura, 15 years)
  • Good neighbors. (Samantha, 15 years)
  • Snobby rich people. (Jeff, 20 years)
  • Fruit trees. (Lisa, 23 years)
  • Cherries. (Kurt, 28 years)
  • Fruit. (Joy, 29 years)
  • Good neighbors (of course). (Kathy, 34 years)
  • Nice people. (Sharon, 51 years)

Fruit Heights Crime

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

  • Low. (Anonymous, 1.5 years)
  • Very little crime. (Saria, 6 years)
  • Basically non-existent. It’s a very close knit community.(Maura, 15 years)
  • As far as I know, quite low. (Samantha, 15 years)
  • Low crime – but people need to make sure to not give criminals opportunities by leaving doors unlocked and garage doors open. (Lisa, 23 years)
  • Very low. (Kurt, 28 years)
  • If you lock up, it is safe! (Joy, 29 years)
  • Thankfully much less with the removal of the Motel. (Kathy, 34 years)
  • My sister’s cash register was stolen at the rock loft, it really hurt her business. (Sharon, 51 years)

Fruit Heights Advice

Any advice for people moving to Fruit Heights?

  • Research UDOT’s US 89 plans. (Anonymous, 1.5 years)
  • Find your forever home, you won’t want to leave. (Maura, 15 years)
  • Your taxes will go up. (Jeff, 20 years)
  • Low crime – but people need to make sure to not give criminals opportunities by leaving doors unlocked and garage doors open. (Lisa, 23 years)
  • Get to know your neighbors, they will become your best friends. (Kurt, 28 years)
  • Avoid new construction on highway 89. (Joy, 29 years)
  • Good place to live. (Kathy, 34 years)
  • We have a little bit of a raccoon problem. (Sharon, 51 years)

Fruit Heights Stories

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

  • I’m worried it will get the freeway expansion and become too big to still have the small town feel. (Maura, 15 years)
  • Community rally after huge wind storm. (Jeff, 20 years)
  • I love our neighbors. Fruit Heights truly is “The City of Good Neighbors “. I love the Neighborhood Emergency Response plan that is in place. (Lisa, 23 years)
  • Growing up at Davis Golf Course. (Kurt, 28 years)
  • Good friends. (Joy, 29 years)

Fruit Heights’s Future

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

  • Annex into Kaysville due to financial instability. (Jeff, 20 years)
  • Highway will become a Freeway. More residential growth. (Lisa, 23 years)
  • Hopefully not bigger, too often I hear politicians look for ways to get bigger to bring in more money. Leave it alone, that is why we moved here. (Kurt, 28 years)
  • Highway 89- noise and access to rural space. (Joy, 29 years)
  • Hopefully not much change. (Sharon, 51 years)

Fruit Heights Facts

Any other interesting facts about Fruit Heights?

  • Great Pioneer history in Fruit Heights. My husbands family started the first brickyard in Davis County in Fruit Heights. (Lisa, 23 years)
  • Home to so many great people, I call them neighbors. (Kurt, 28 years)
  • People with money don’t flaunt it. (Joy, 29 years)