religion in Huntsville is LDS, but many people of different faiths are
moving into the valley. South of Huntsville there is a new Catholic
church, St. Florence; east of town there is a Catholic Trappist monastery, Abbey of Our Lady of the Trinity.
In the early
1990s Huntsville had a U.S. post office, a convenience store, a sandwich
store, a dentist, a psychiatrist, a factory, a beauty parlor, a gift
store, and the oldest tavern in the state of Utah--the "Shooting Star."
Huntsville also has a history department, which was begun in 1965 and
is funded mainly by donations and entirely manned by volunteers. It
focuses on information on the valley communities and Ogden Canyon.
and dairying were the main occupations in years past, today the majority
of the populace works outside of town in Ogden or in nearby federal
installations. Ogden Valley is in the heart of a recreational area with
nearby Pineview Dam used for fishing, boating, and water skiing; three
ski areas also are located close by--Snow Basin, Nordic Valley, and