1873 Logan had 2,033 inhabitants. In that year, the Right Reverend Daniel
S. Tuttle organized St. John's Episcopal Church in the city. From that
time on an active group of parishioners organized a school, established
businesses, and participated in city government. They helped prepare
the way for people of many religious faiths to settle in Logan.
education came to Cache Valley with the founding of Brigham Young College
in 1878. Some ten years later, after the passage of the Lund Act by
Congress, the Agricultural College of Utah, a land-grant institution,
came into being; it opened its doors to students in 1890 with a faculty
of eight. It was later known as Utah State Agricultural College, and
is now Utah State University. Also in Logan, Bridgerland Applied Technology
Center is one of five such schools in the state and trains 6,100 students
in office, managerial, and technological subjects.
is presently administered by a mayor and city council, and it is the
center for county government. Its largest employer is Utah State University.
There are more than sixty manufacturing industries located in and around
Logan, including printing of business forms and yearbooks, exercise
apparatus fabrication, the production of sewn products, wooden windows
and doors, and cheese and meat processing plants. Logan also has many
scientific research and computer firms. There are more than 200 retail
outlets in the city.