Weber County, Utah
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Weber County was formed on March 3, 1852 and named after the Weber River,
which was named for John Henry Weber (1779-1859), a fur trapper and
trader in the area in the mid-1820s.
Its county seat and largest city is Ogden.
The county extends from high in the Wasatch Range in
the east into a portion of the Great Salt Lake
to the west. The Weber
and Ogden rivers and their tributaries run through its valleys. The
County Surveyor's office divides the county into two regions, the
"Lower Valley" and the "Upper Valley", divided by the ridge of the
Wasatch front range running north-south through the county.
Valley" is the more populous part of the county and is adjacent to the
Great Salt Lake.
The "Upper Valley" is the eastern part of the county
and consists mostly of the Ogden Valley,
the watershed of the Ogden