Ogden is a city in Weber County,Utah, United States. Ogden serves as the county seat of Weber County. The city served as a major railway hub through much of its history, and still handles a great deal of freight rail traffic which makes it a convenient location for manufacturing and commerce. Ogden is also known for its many historic buildings, proximity to the Wasatch Mountains, and as the location of Weber State University. Ogden is a principal city of the OgdenClearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Weber, Morgan, and Davis counties.