Logan


Logan
/loh"geuhn/, n.
1. John or James (Tah-gah-jute), c1725-80, leader of the Cayuga tribe.
2. Joshua, born 1908, U.S. playwright, director, and producer.
3. Mount, a mountain in Canada, in the Mount Elias Mountains: second highest peak in North America. 19,850 ft. (6050 m).
4. a city in N Utah. 26,844.
5. a male given name.

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      city, seat (1859) of Cache county, northern Utah, U.S. It lies along the Logan River (named for Ephraim Logan, a trapper), in the Cache Valley, 35 miles (56 km) north-northeast of Ogden. The city is built on terraces of prehistoric Lake Bonneville (Bonneville, Lake) at the mouth of Logan Canyon, 4,535 feet (1,382 metres) above sea level, in the Wasatch Range. The Cache Valley was settled in 1856 by Mormons, and Logan was laid out in 1859. The Utah Northern Railroad (later part of the Union Pacific) reached the site in 1873. The city's agricultural economy (grains, sugar beets, cheese, livestock) is supplemented with small manufactures (pianos and organs, textiles, and farm equipment). Utah State University was founded there as an agricultural college in 1888. The city's Mormon Temple was completed in 1884, and the Tabernacle in 1878. The Wasatch-Cache National Forest (Wasatch National Forest) is nearby. Inc. 1866. Pop. (1990) 32,762; (2000) 42,670.

      city, seat (1826) of Logan county, southwestern West Virginia, U.S. It lies along the Guyandotte River, about 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Charleston, near the Kentucky border. Laid out in 1824 and known as Lawnsville, it was chartered in 1852 and renamed Aracoma for the eldest daughter of the Shawnee chief Cornstalk, who came to live there in 1765. In 1907 it was rechristened for Logan, a chief of the Mingo. By 1850 it was a centre for logging operations and by the early 1900s for coal mining.

      The Appalachian area around Logan was made famous by the notorious mountain-family feud between the Hatfield and McCoy Families. The area was the scene of a major disaster in 1972 when coal-mine waste waters burst a makeshift dam on Buffalo Creek and inundated several neighbouring mining communities, killing 118 people. The mining industry, trade, and services are the city's main economic activities. Chief Logan State Park is nearby. Inc. 1852. Pop. (1990) 2,206; (2000) 1,630.

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