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Ogden (Utah)

LC control no.n 81081049
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingOgden (Utah)
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Geographic subdivision usageUtah--Ogden
Variant(s)Ogden, Utah
Ogden City (Utah)
Lynne (Utah)
City of Ogden (Utah)
See alsoBrownsville (Utah)
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Associated countryUnited States
Address2549 Washington Blvd Ogden UT 84401
Found inUtah State Parks, 1995: p. 47 (Brownsville, then finally Ogden, to honor fur trapper Peter Skene Ogden)
Utah place names, 1990 (Ogden; 1850 the community name was changed from Brownsville to Ogden)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 41°13ʹ23ʺN 111°58ʹ26ʺW)
Wikipedia, July 23, 2019 (Ogden, Utah; city and the county seat of Weber County, Utah; Originally named Fort Buenaventura, Ogden was the first permanent settlement by people of European descent in what is now Utah. It was established by the trapper Miles Goodyear in 1846 about a mile west of where downtown Ogden sits today. In November 1847, Captain James Brown purchased all the land now comprising Weber County together with some livestock and Fort Buenaventura for $3,000. The settlement was then called Brownsville, after Captain James Brown, but was later named Ogden for a brigade leader of the Hudson's Bay Company, Peter Skene Ogden; 41°13ʹ40ʺN 111°57ʹ40ʺW; 41°13ʹ11ʺN 111°58ʹ16ʺW (41.2196, -111.9712))
Ogden, Utah website, July 23, 2019: home page (Ogden, Utah; Ogden City; 2549 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT 84401)
GNIS, July 23, 2019 (Ogden, populated place, county seat, Weber County, Utah, variant names: Brownsville, Fort Buenaventura, Lynne, Ogden City; also: City of Ogden, civil, Weber County, Utah)
Geographic area coden-us-ut