The Wasatch Front is a region of Utah. It occupies the north central part of the state and is the home of Salt Lake City, the state's largest city and capital, as well as a majority of the state's population. The region includes the counties of Wasatch, Salt Lake, Utah, Morgan, Cache, Davis, Weber, Rich, and the western half of Summit County (west of longitude 111W).
Salt Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of
Utah Wasatch Front . It had a population of 1,029,655 at the 2010
census. Its county seat and largest city is Salt Lake City, the state capital and largest
city. It occupies a valley, Salt Lake Valley, as well as parts of the surrounding mountains, the Oquirrh Mountains to the west and the Wasatch Range to the east. In addition, the Great Salt Lake is partially within the northwestern section of the county. The county is famous for its ski resorts, which led to Salt Lake City hosting the 2002 Winter Olympics.Wasatch_Front_nature.jpg
Salt Lake County is part of the Salt Lake City Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Salt Lake City–Ogden–Clearfield Combined Statistical Area.