Croydon, Utah

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Croydon, Utah
Unincorporated community
Croydon "City" Park, August 2008
Croydon "City" Park, August 2008
Croydon is located in Utah
Location of Croydon within the State of Utah
Croydon is located in the US
Croydon (the US)
Coordinates: 41°04′07″N 111°30′50″W / 41.06861°N 111.51389°W / 41.06861; -111.51389Coordinates: 41°04′07″N 111°30′50″W / 41.06861°N 111.51389°W / 41.06861; -111.51389
Country United States
State Utah
County Morgan
Settled 1862
Named for Croydon
Elevation[1] 5,344 ft (1,629 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 84018
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 1427128[1]

Croydon[1] is a small unincorporated community in northeastern Morgan County, Utah, United States. It is part of the OgdenClearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 248
1890 240 −3.2%
1900 185 −22.9%
1910 539 191.4%
1920 392 −27.3%
1930 441 12.5%
1940 357 −19.0%
1950 279 −21.8%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[2]


Accessible from Interstate 84, it is home to Holcim's Devil's Slide Cement Plant and several hundred residents. Lost Creek runs through this small unincorporated town, just northeast of the Devil's Slide rock formation. Cattle and sheep ranches can be found throughout the valley and in the surrounding mountains. Croydon was also home to the annual Widowmaker snowmobile and motorcycle hillclimbing events for several years.

Croydon was originally called Lost Creek, and under the latter name was founded in 1862. The present name is after Croydon, in England, the native land of a large share of the first settlers.[3]

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