Layton City is a city located in Davis County, Utah, United States.

Coordinates: 41°4′41″N 111°57′19″W

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Layton is located in the northern portion of the Wasatch Front, approximately 25 miles (40 km) north of Salt Lake City and 15 miles (24 km) south of Ogden. It is bordered by Clearfield to the northwest, Hill Air Force Base to the north, South Weber to the northeast, the Wasatch Mountains to the east, Kaysville to the south, Great Salt Lake wetlands to the southwest and Syracuse to the west.

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Population in 2015 - 74,123

High School or Higher Education - 94.4% (2015)

In 2014, Layton contributed $1.34 billion worth of retail sales activity, the second largest market north of Salt Lake City and seventh largest in Utah. 

The climate in this area is characterized by hot summers and cold winters.

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I-15 runs north–south through the center of town and serves Layton with three interchanges - (from north to south) Antelope Drive, Hillfield Road, and Layton Parkway. 

U.S. 89 runs north–south along the eastern edge of Layton adjacent to the western slope of the Wasatch Mountains and provides access to Weber Canyon via I-84 to the north in South Weber, then merges with I-15 and Legacy Parkway to the south in Farmington, near Lagoon Amusement Park.

cldq26127Utah State Route 193 runs east–west through northern Layton, past the south gate of Hill Air Force Base, connecting U.S. 89 to I-15 in Clearfield.

Utah Transit Authority (UTA) provides bus service and FrontRunner commuter rail. FrontRunner's Layton Station is located at the site of the former Union Pacific Layton Depot, which currently houses a restaurant


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Layton currently holds 15 major parks and trails

The ideal lodging or campsite is waiting for you in Davis County. Davis County’s RV Parks and campsites are located near popular destinations – the Great Salt Lake, Jordan River and two of Davis County’s most popular amusement parks (Lagoon and Cherry Hill).

sunq26127Davis County is bordered on the west by the world-famous Great Salt Lake and on the east by the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. These landmark features offer many outdoor activities to visitors and families. The Great Salt Lake is home to millions of migratory birds, Antelope Island State Park and beach/water activities. The majestic mountains offer miles of trails with spectacular views of the sunsets melting into the Great Salt Lake.

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What is a Westercon?
In 1948, Walter J. “Doc” Daugherty of the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society proposed that an annual West Coast convention be started for West Coast fans who couldn’t afford to travel east each year. The first Westercon was held in September, 1948. It was a one-day event with an attendance of 77. It wasn’t until 1951 that the Westercon became a weekend-long event, settled into the July 4th holiday and began traveling to different cities. For a full history and traditions of this regional event, please visit Westercon.org

In the Works...

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Which Convention is Next?

Find out where our flyers will be, tables, parties or us!
Orycon 39

Orycon 39 Portland, Oregon

Dates: November 17 - 19th, 2017

Location: The Red Lion Hotel - Jantzen Beach

Our Programming Dept. Head - Elizabeth Vann-Clark hopes to say hello, dazzle you with everything we have planned and ply you with ribbons or artwork. Be sure to catch a peek at our tshirts and facility brochures.

Orycon 39

Loscon 44

Loscon 44 2017 Los Angeles, CA

November 24 - 26th, 2017

Location: Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel

In support of Loscon, and the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society who holds the service mark for Westercon, we sent a team of expert infiltrators to inform you all about our convention and pass out flyers, ribbons, and data to make your membership getting convenient. If you are a member stop by for a ribbon while they last!

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Midwest Fur Fest

Midwest Fur Fest Rosemont, Il

Dates: November 30th - December 3rd, 2017

Location: Hyatt Regency OHare

Our super sneaky tech guru, Wolfsinger, is going to pass out flyers to show we are interested in all types of fandom everywhere across North America and beyond.

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Smofcon 35

Smofcon 35 - Boston Boston, MA

December 1 - 3rd, 2017

Location: Back Bay Hilton, Boston

It's official, our Convention Chair - Kate Hatcher is hopping a plane with her 'run you over' wheelchair. She hopes to ply the experienced movers and shakers of con running with drinks, charm, information, ribbons, shirts, and promise of excitement. To do this Kate will even brave the Fannish Inquisition while promising not to worry.... I mean they are only people who have been running worldcons for a long....long...time.... lol

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