Bountiful Real Estate
Bountiful, Utah was officially settled on September 27, 1847 when Perrigrine Sessions moved into the area with his family. It was first known as Sessions’ Settlement, but officially named Bountiful in 1855. The city was the second settlement in Utah and was incorporated in 1892. Located about nine miles north of Salt Lake City, Bountiful is part of Davis County and is known as the garden spot of Utah.
The city has continued to grow into a thriving suburb and is now Utah’s 15th largest city. Residents celebrate Handcart Days every July in conjunction with the state’s official holiday, Pioneer Day, celebrating the arrival of pioneers into the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847. The city is located at the base of the Wasatch Range and many residential neighborhoods climb up into the slopes of the mountain.
Things to do
Creekside Park – Bountiful has several beautiful parks, but Creekside is definitely a family favorite. It sits on 8 acres of gorgeous green space and includes a large two-tiered playground, two slack-line poles, water play tables, a creek, paved and natural walking trails, a natural discovery area, and a foot bridge. It has fun for the whole family year round.
South Davis Recreation Center – The rec center provides activities for many families in the area. The facility is available for multiple uses such as a lap pool, a leisure pool fitness classes, a weight room, racquetball, and an indoor ice rink. You can find programs and classes for both youth and adults.
Bountiful Historic Museum – Dedicated to providing history and imagery about Bountiful, Utah, this museum and learning center is a fun place to visit. You’ll see a large diorama of the Bamberger Railroad, images of early homes and dwellings dating back to the early days of the area, and tons of other interesting artifacts and information about the area.
Mueller Park – Located just 5 miles from Bountiful, Mueller Park is a favorite outing for many locals. It is a large group picnic area with 18 day-use sites accommodating groups up to 100. You’ll find flush toilets and drinking water, walking paths, and a volleyball court on-site. There are also plenty of hiking trails, running trails, views trails, and much more.
Places of Interest
Jeremiah Willey Cabin – The Jeremiah Willey Cabin is just one of dozens of historic homes throughout the city. The log cabin still stands, but has been relocated next to the Historical Museum. It was built in 1854 and was used up until the mid 1930’s. Take a step back in history when you tour this historic site.
Bountiful Centennial Monument – Erected in 1995, the monument is located along Historic Main Street. It was placed to honor the original settlers of the area.
Bountiful Main Street – Main Street has an eclectic mix of shops, businesses, and eateries and is a fun way to explore historic Bountiful. You’ll also find the Bountiful Davis Arts Center, music in the park events, and a farmer’s market in the summer. It’s a fun walk down memory lane as well as the premiere place to shop in the city.
The schools in Layton, Utah are part of the Davis School District. It is the 2nd largest school district in the state and is primarily located within Davis county.
Junior High Schools