In 2005, Cottonwood Heights took its first steps as an incorporated city. Today, our community stands tall as an example of civic pride and fiscal responsibility.
The tale of Cottonwood Heights began in the early days after Mormon pioneers came to the area to
The original settlement was called Butlerville, named after one of the prominent families who settled the area.
Over the next century Butlerville grew and progressed until it started to take shape as the city we know today, assisting in some of the most important changes that took place in the valley.
Our modern legacy began to take shape in the early
In the years
A new police force, fire services, and business centers have all been established and improved since incorporation. A new urban trail system was planned in the early days of the city and has since been completed, linking with other trails across the valley. Well-known corporations have established their headquarters between the canyons, in what has become one of the most business-friendly environments in the western US. This also led to Cottonwood Heights being called one of the top 100 cities in the country by Money Magazine.
Another major milestone took place in 2009 with the creation of the Canyons School District, an act that mirrored the same self-determining drive that
But as bright as the past has been, the future looks even more impressive. We look ahead to how the future will help change and evolve our lives
“Our young city has stayed true to its vision, and I am proud of how far we’ve come in just a few years. Our city has a bright future full of potential.”
-Mayor Michael J. Peterson