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)
  • Location. (John, 10 years)
  • I love the small town feel we have. (Maura, 15 years)
  • Neighbors. (Robert, 15 years)
  • People. (Samantha, 15 years)
  • Quiet. (Charlotte, 19 years)
  • Close to work. (Jeff, 20 years)
  • Close to the mountain, variety of houses and land. (Rebecka, 22 years – college)
  • 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)
  • People. (John, 10 years)
  • All the new development. (Maura, 15 years)
  • We have a Kaysville zip code. (Samantha, 15 years)
  • None. (Charlotte, 19 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)
  • Nothing? (John, 10 years)
  • Hike, go to parks, visit the rock loft R.I.P. (Maura, 15 years)
  • Cherry Hill water park. (Robert, 15 years)
  • Take walks, the hollow, Castle Heights Park, Cherry Hill, attend church. (Samantha, 15 years)
  • Go out in your yard and be at peace. Hike. See waterfall. (Charlotte, 19 years)
  • Nichols park/trail, hiking, animal shelter. (Rebecka, 22 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)
  • Cherries. (John, 10 years)
  • Fruit orchards. (Maura, 15 years)
  • Fruit. (Robert, 15 years)
  • Good neighbors. (Samantha, 15 years)
  • Quiet, good safe neighborhood. (Charlotte, 19 years)
  • Snobby rich people. (Jeff, 20 years)
  • Nice people.
  • 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)
  • Cars being broke into. (John, 10 years)
  • Basically non-existent. It’s a very close knit community.(Maura, 15 years)
  • Very low. (Robert, 15 years)
  • As far as I know, quite low. (Samantha, 15 years)
  • Very, very, very little. (Charlotte, 19 years)
  • The only crime I’ve ever heard of is drugs behind Nichols park in the forest.
  • 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)
  • It’s aight. (John, 10 years)
  • Find your forever home, you won’t want to leave. (Maura, 15 years)
  • Get it if you can!! (Charlotte, 19 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)
  • As a youth group we would hike up bear canyon and camp up at Dutch and being able to look over fruit Heights at night and see all the light, it was beautiful. (Robert, 15 years)
  • Good safe place to grow up or raise family. (Charlotte, 19 years)
  • Community rally after huge wind storm. (Jeff, 20 years)
  • The neighborhoods are safe, so I would always ride bikes/scooters everywhere with neighbor kids. (Rebecka, 22 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?

  • The highway being raised- it’s going to ruin the city because of limited access. (Robert, 15 years)
  • Yes, a little. (Charlotte, 19 years)
  • Annex into Kaysville due to financial instability. (Jeff, 20 years)
  • If you are close to the highway, yes! (Rebecka, 22 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?

  • I love the star on mountain every December. (Charlotte, 19 years)
  • 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)