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History of Logan, Utah
Taken from the Utah History Encyclopedia (Links Added)

Logan Regional Hospital serves northern Utah as well as parts of Idaho and Wyoming. Newspapers include The Herald Journal and The Cache Citizen. Logan City School District instructs almost 5,500 students.

Cultural endeavors include the Festival of the American West, Summerfest Art and Jazz Fair, Old Lyric Repertory Theatre season, the Summer Concert Series, AVA Holly Faire, and the Capitol Arts Alliance, which is housed in the historic Capitol Theater on Main Street. Many museums provide talented local artists space to display their works.

The elevation of Logan is 4,775 feet, producing cold winters and cool summer nights. The nearby mountains, streams, and valleys offer sites for fishing, hunting, skiing, four-wheeling, hiking, and snowmobiling opportunities. Since World War II, Logan's population has nearly doubled from 16,832 in 1950 to 32,762 in 1990.

See: Vera A. Christensen, A Place In Time (1989); Joel E. Ricks, ed., The History of a Valley (1956); Cache Valley Data (1992); A.J. Simmonds, The Gentile Comes to Cache Valley (1976).

Audrey M. Godfrey

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