January 12, 2018

South Ogden, Utah

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

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*Response format = Answer (Your name, How long you’ve lived in South Ogden)

South Ogden Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in South Ogden?

  • My view of the mountains. (Kaye, 1 year)
  • The kind people and the ease of access to high quality stores and restaurants. (Anonymous, 5 years)
  • Proximity to commerce and entertainment. (Bryan, 6 years)
  • Small town. (Lynn, 17 years)
  • The niceness. (Gage, 25 years)
  • The community. (Tiffany, 40 years)
  • It is well kept up and has good leadership. (Joan, 52 years)

South Ogden Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in South Ogden?

  • Traffic. (Kaye, 1 year)
  • Riverdale rd. and 40th st. (Anonymous, 5 years)
  • Proximity to Ogden’s violence. (Bryan, 6 years)
  • The roads. (Gage, 25 years)
  • The roads. (Tiffany, 40 years)

South Ogden Things To Do

What are fun things to do in South Ogden?

  • Walking trails around the many ponds in the area, South Ogden days, the Greek festival. (Anonymous, 5 years)
  • The pond, hikes, nature park and splash pad. (Bryan, 6 years)
  • In the winter sleigh ride down Raymond Ave. (Lynn, 17 years)
  • Dog park! (Gage, 25 years)
  • Bike/walking trails, South Ogden days, Weber state sports and activities. (Tiffany, 40 years)
  • Spend time with family and friends. (Joan, 52 years)

South Ogden’s Reputation

What’s South Ogden known for?

  • Being better than Ogden 🙂 honestly though probably McKay Dee hospital. (Anonymous, 5 years)
  • Safer place next to Ogden, Mckay Dee Hospital. (Bryan, 6 years)
  • Good people. (Lynn, 17 years)
  • Nice neighborhood. (Gage, 25 years)
  • Good community. (Tiffany, 40 years)
  • Good schools. (Joan, 52 years)

South Ogden Crime

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

  • High? (Kaye, 1 year)
  • Good. Some sporadic car break-ins, but very little violence or property crime. (Bryan, 6 years)
  • Little. (Lynn, 17 years)
  • Under 40th street to 36th is filled with crime. I wouldn’t even consider that south Ogden though. (Gage, 25 years)
  • Don’t know, we live in a safe area. (Joan, 52 years)

South Ogden Advice

Any advice for people moving to South Ogden?

  • Always add ‘South’ Ogden to your address – we are a separate city! (Kaye, 1 year)
  • Be friendly with your neighbors, they’re founts of wisdom and you can make lifelong friends. (Anonymous, 5 years)
  • Do it! (Bryan, 6 years)
  • Welcome! (Gage, 25 years)
  • Schools are pretty good. (Tiffany, 40 years)

South Ogden Stories

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

  • Crazy – twice, at the McDonald’s drive-through, other drivers have tried to squeeze me out – where the two drive-through lanes merge! Have not experienced this anywhere else in the country! (Kaye, 1 year)
  • Lots of walks in the nature park. (Bryan, 6 years)
  • Playing sports in the road, going to Oakridge Market, Frost Market and Georges Market. We used to walk to all of them. (Lynn, 17 years)
  • Buying my first house a mile from my parents. (Gage, 25 years)
  • We love South Ogden Days. (Tiffany, 40 years)

South Ogden’s Future

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

  • More people, more homes, more traffic, more pollution. (Kaye, 1 year)
  • I think the population will continue to get younger, and I would like to see a community rec-center/pool. (Bryan, 6 years)
  • Get bigger. (Lynn, 17 years)
  • More people moving to the area. (Gage, 25 years)
  • Hopefully they will start taking better care of the roads. (Tiffany, 40 years)
  • It will expand by changing some boundaries. (Joan, 52 years)

South Ogden Facts

Any other interesting facts about South Ogden?

  • When we moved from Raymond to Madison behind Marlon Hills School, it was nothing but dirt hills. (Lynn, 17 years)