Holladay, Utah, established on November 29, 1999, is part of Salt Lake City County. It is part of the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Area, and has as of July 1, 2015, had a population of 30,864, according the U.S. Census.
The city of Holladay has a lot of local amenities, which make it a convenient location to live in. The low crime rates, the stable housing market, and the easy access to nearby cities and towns are some of the other things drawing people to Holladay, Utah.
The schools in Holladay are part of the Granite School District. Average test scores in Holladay's schools are higher than the national average. The average student to teacher ration in classrooms is twenty-one to one. The city also has three nearby local higher education institutions: Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and Salt Lake Community College.
The Cottonwood Village Shopping Center, and the Cottonwood Mall Shopping Center are Holladay, Utah's most popular shopping destinations. They offer a variety of shops and restaurants for dining. Local outdoor attractions include visiting the Hogle Zoo, a forty-two acre zoo housing over eight hundred animals, as well as visiting the local State Parks: Deer Creek State Park, Wasatch Mountain State Park, and Antelope Island State Park. Deer Creek State Park offers hiking trails, as well as outdoor activities including windsurfing, boating, zip lining, and fishing on the Deer Creek Reservoir. The Wasatch Mountain State Park offers hiking and biking trails, ATV and horseback riding, golfing, and during winter also offers skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. The Antelope Island State Park offers hiking, mountain bike and horseback riding, beaches, and the Historic Fielding Garr Ranch.
For local attractions emphasizing the history and culture, the Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts are the places to go. The Daughters of Utah Museum is home to paintings, photos, manuscripts, and other memorabilia from Utah's early years. The Utah Museum of Fine Arts offers culture and visual arts for everyone to enjoy.
For more attractions, Holladay is only a twenty minute drive from Salt Lake City.