Logan is located in the northern part of Utah and a city and seat of Cache County and sits along the Logan River in the Cache River that is situated in the north-northeastern part of Ogden. The area where the present-day Logan was built along terraces of the prehistoric Lake Bonneville, which is at the mouth of Logan Canyon that is in the Wasatch River. In 1856, the Cache Valley was settled by the Mormons, and the city was laid out in 1859. And in 1873, the Utah Northern Railroad reached the site. With the arrival of the railway, the city’s agricultural economy was supplemented with small manufactures such as pianos and organs, farm equipment, and livestock.