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Economic Development
20 N. Main, 2nd Floor
Brigham City, UT 84302
(435) 734-6604
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Paul Larsen
Economic Development Director
(435) 734-6603
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Sarah-Jane Martin
Administrative Assistant
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Brigham City's outstanding distinguishing factor is quality of life. Residents and visitors alike describe it using terms such as "small-town atmosphere," or "hometown feel." Brigham City offers a picturesque location at the foot of the Wellsville Mountains, tree-lined streets, historic architecture, adjacent wildlands, and outdoor recreation areas. Our parks and our recreation programs offer year-round activities for all ages. Brigham City has a pleasant, four-season climate.

Business and Employment

As of April 2022 there were approximately 1,040 active business licenses (including home occupations) in Brigham City. Brigham City's largest employers include Northrup Grumman, Autoliv, Post Consumer Brands, Procter and Gamble, and Nucor.

Education

Box Elder School District oversees schools from elementary to high school in Brigham City. In addition, Bridgerland Technical College provides opportunities for students to learn trades and earn a variety of certifications. Utah State University hosts a satellite campus in Brigham City.

Infrastructure

The future of Brigham City is bright with well developed, forward-thinking infrastructure. Brigham City is a member of UTOPIA, a consortium of cities constructing an open-access fiber optic telecommunication network with multiple service provider options. Our power department consistently earns high marks for reliability and service, and the City is working proactively to secure water and power resources for the future.

Transportation

Brigham City is conveniently located at the convergence of multiple interstates, providing easy access to areas across the West and Pacific Northwest, from Montana to Southern California, Northern California to Wyoming, and Oregon to the Midwest. Utah State Highways 89 and 91 provide access to Cache Valley, Southeastern Idaho, and Western Wyoming.

Union Pacific Railroad serves Brigham City and provides rail access to all areas of the West, with connections to other railroads and the entire United States.

Public transit services are provided by Utah Transit Authority. Bus routes include service to Ogden and linking to services throughout the UTA service area.

Culture and Entertainment

World class artistic and cultural offerings are available both at home and nearby. The Brigham City Museum offers a variety of traveling exhibits as well as a permanent collection of artwork. The history exhibit at the Museum offers a glimpse into the life of Brigham City's early residents. The Heritage Theater, in nearby Perry, offers live productions drawing on local and regional talent. One half hour drive from Brigham City gets you to Peery's Egyptian Theater in Ogden or the Cache Valley Center for the Arts in Logan. In Salt Lake City you will find the renowned Utah Symphony, Utah Opera, and Ballet West (established by Brigham City native Willam Christensen). There are also Broadway productions at the Capitol Theater and numerous other artistic and cultural activities in Salt Lake City which is only an hour's drive away.

For the professional sports enthusiast, the Ogden Raptors (Pioneer league baseball), Salt Lake Bees (AAA baseball), Utah Jazz (NBA basketball), Utah Grizzlies (ECHL hockey), and Real Salt Lake (MLS soccer) provide year-round action. College sports are also popular with Utah State University, Weber State University, University of Utah, and Brigham Young University fielding nationally competitive teams in all major sports.