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About Cottonwood Heights

As the gateway to some of the most popular recreational areas in the west, Cottonwood Heights has come to be known as the "City Between the Canyons." The beauty of our nearby outdoor attractions is only a small part of what makes life in Cottonwood Heights so special.

Families who live here will tell you all about our parks, safe neighborhoods, family friendly activities, cultural commitment and excellent services, while business owners extol the virtues of our great economical environment and Class "A" office space.

You can learn more about how Cottonwood Heights and how our city came to be here.


A big part of what makes Cottonwood Heights so special is the city's rich history. Our Historic Committee is devoted to preserving our heritage, so that future generations can learn from our past. 

You can learn more about our city's early history and what the committee is doing to honor those who laid the foundation for our great community here.


One of the signature elements of a great community is a dedication to the arts. Our Arts Committee works hard to produce quality entertainment that draws upon the many talents of our citizens.

Take a look at the various activities and performances our Arts Committee is planning here.


Living in Cottonwood Heights is a lot of fun, thanks to the various community activities available. From the Annual Easter Egg Hunt to the Bark in the Park to Butlerville Days, there are plenty of activities to keep your entire family entertained. 

You can learn more about all the community events we have planned here.


Cottonwood Heights City is the premiere location for your business.  Located next to Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons, Cottonwood Heights offers its residents a quality of life unmatched in the region.  So, if you are looking to start, expand or relocate a business, take a look at Cottonwood Heights.  We're serious about business. To find out more about our great business climate, click here. To learn more about business licensing, click here.

Parks and Recreation

Recreational opportunities complement the great scenery here in Cottonwood Heights and offer a variety of indoor and outdoor experiences for our residents and visitors. Trails, parks and the Cottonwood Heights Recreational Center are a few of the options available for those who like to stay active. To find out more about our parks, trails and the CHRC, click here.

Emergency Preparedness

 Like the saying goes, "Those who fail to plan, plan to fail." We're committed to staying prepared for any emergency, and offer plenty of opportunities for residents to pitch in and help out in case disaster strikes. To find out more about the City's Emergency Preparedness plans and organization, click here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Nothing makes residents feel more connected than pitching in and helping out. There are several opportunities to volunteer in the City, including participation in events, arts, Butlerville Days, youth organizations, commissions, committees and more. You can find out more about these volunteer opportunities here.

Youth Council

Cottonwood Heights sponsors its youth city council in order to provide the youth of our community an opportunity to get involved with the city government and to provide opportunities for service and education. Social events are also held regularly. To find out more about the Youth City Council and its qualifications or how to apply, click here.


We have several interactive maps to assist in locating businesses, voting districts and more. To check out our maps, click here.

Post Office Information

There are three post offices that serve Cottonwood Heights. For information about post offices in our city, click here

School/Library Information

There are several schools in Cottonwood Heights, which is part of the Canyons School District. The Whitmore Library also provides great learning resources. To find out more about the schools and the Whitmore Library, click here

Community Partners

As one of Utah's newest cities, many Cottonwood Heights services are provided by community partners like the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center, the Utah Transit Authority, the Canyons School District, and several utilities companies. To find out more about those partners, click here.

Connect With Us 

We invite you to interact with Cottonwood Heights through our many social media channels and e-mail services. For media links and other information, click here.