Schools & Colleges
Bountiful students are under the jurisdiction of the Davis School District which is comprised of 57 elementary schools, 14 junior high schools, and eight high schools. However, the city itself is home to 10 elementary schools (Adelaide, Bountiful, Holbrook, Boulton, Muir, Oak Hills, Valley View, Meadowbrook, Tolman, and Washington), four junior high schools (South Davis, Millcreek, Bountiful, and Mueller Park), and two high schools (Viewmont and Bountiful).
For higher education, students have many options located within a 25 mile commute from the heart of the city, including the University of Utah and Salt Lake Community College in Salt Lake City, and Weber State University in Ogden. Other commuter colleges and universities include Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and Utah Valley State College.
Economy in Davis County
According to a community survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2004, almost half of the county's population regularly commutes for work to Salt Lake County via commuter rail stations. Some of the county's top employers include Hill Air Force Base, which accounts for about 12% of the economy for the county. Davis School District, Lifetime Products, and Lagoon Amusement Park are a few of the other top companies that provide employment opportunities for residents.
Areas of Interest
Bountiful is home to two beautiful sights of interest: the Bountiful Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Bountiful Utah Tabernacle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visitors and residents can also visit the Bountiful Historical Museum to learn more about Bountiful's past and view permanent exhibits such as the Willey Cabin, the Old Fort and Wall, and historical Stoker School.
Keeping a healthy, active lifestyle is important to residents. With that said, residents of Bountiful can take advantage of the many amenities available at the South Davis Recreation Center. From fitness classes, sports leagues, swimming and ice skating, to community events and parties, the South Davis Recreation Center promises to keep residents busy and active all year long.
Golfing is another popular pastime here in Bountiful. At the Bountiful Ridge Golf Club, residents can practice their game at this premier 18-hole course set against the backdrop of the mountains, the Great Salt Lake, and valley. Golf Digest has even recognized Bountiful Ridge as a 4-star "best value" course, which also offers private and junior lessons, men's and women's associations, and has an on-site restaurant.
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