Bountiful is a city in Davis County, Utah, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 42,552, a three percent increase greater than the 2000 figure of 41,301. The city grew brusquely during the suburb deposit of the late 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s and was Davis County’s largest city until 1985 in the same way as it was surpassed by Layton. Bountiful is Utah’s 15th largest city.
Although a portion of the Ogden-Clearfield Metropolitan Statistical Area, it serves as a bedroom community to Salt Lake City and the surrounding area. However, due to the very narrow admission into Salt Lake County, roads with the counties often attain near-gridlock traffic during hurry hour. The FrontRunner commuter rail has been organization since April 2008, and the Legacy Parkway was opened upon September 13, 2008. These were built to incite alleviate the traffic load upon Interstate 15 through the Bountiful area.
Bountiful was settled upon September 27, 1847, by Perrigrine Sessions and his family. It was Utah’s second deal after Salt Lake City. It was known as both Sessions Settlement and North Canyon Ward past being named Bountiful in 1855. This city was fittingly named both because of the city’s reputation as a good place for gardening, and because “Bountiful” is the make known of a city in the Book of Mormon (Alma 52:9). Most of the settlers, and then many of the gift inhabitants, are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). The city afterward shares 14 further religious institutions including a Catholic university and church, Saint Olaf School, established in 1959. The Bountiful Utah Temple was dedicated in 1995 by the LDS Church. A tabernacle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is as a consequence located in Bountiful.