Washington Terrace, Utah

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United States
Weber County
Washington Terrace

Quick History

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Washington Terrace was set up as temporary war-time housing to accommodate defense-related industries such as Hill Field in 1942. [1]The community was organized under the direction of George Herman Van Leeuwen in 1948. VanLeeuwenville was the proposed name for the city, but it was voted down.

City Hall

Washington Terrace City Hall
5429 S South Pointe Dr
Washington Terrace, UT 84405
phone: 801-395-8280

Neighboring Communities

Ogden | Riverdale | Uintah South Ogden

Biography & Genealogies


Burials are usually in Ogden area cemeteries or in northern Davis County cemeteries

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Washington Terrace, as Terrace Branch (Weber Stake) [4]
  • Form E, 1943-1948 (annual genealogical report)


  1. USGS GNIS FID 1447026
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator


Historical Newspapers

Societies, Museums and Libraries

Ogden Pioneer Museum.jpg
  • Stewart Library ~ Weber State University
    3750 Harrison Blvd.
    Ogden, Utah

Suggested Reading

  • History of Weber County [5]

Vital Records




  • Utah Department of Archives 1903 to 50 years ago
    Choices of search types - name, date of death (year, month, day, or any combination) and county.
    Images of actual death certificates.
  • Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the Family Search Historical Records. Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed. A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence. For information on death prior to 1904 you can search the Utah State Burial Index.
  • Ancestry.com $ Utah Death Index 1905-1951 Hint Keyword: enter the year of death and enter the name of county if known.
  • Social Security Death Index, begins about 1962.


  • Webtree.com, listing individuals who born or died in Washington Terrace. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.

Sources and Footnotes

  1. Washington Terrace Official History
  2. "FamilySearch Catalog Book 979.2 D3e" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966). <br> Vol. 1 part 1 FamilySearch Books Online FamilySearch Books Online
  3. Northrop, Joseph M.; Records of various missions Film: FHL 944282 Item 5
  4. "FamilySearch Catalog Film 26300" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1951)
  5. Wiggins, Lou Jean S Wiggins; Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Weber County WorldCat 58465373