Woods Cross is a city in Davis County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Ogden–Clearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 9,761 as of the 2010 census, with an estimated population in 2019 of 11,431.
Woods Cross is named after Daniel Wood, an early settler in the Utah Territory. Wood (October 16, 1800 - April 15, 1892) was a Mormon pioneer and a settler of the western United States. He was the son of Henry Wood and Elizabeth Demelt. He was born in Dutchess County, New York and died in Woods Cross.
Woods Cross is located in southeastern Davis County, bordered to the north by West Bountiful, to the east by Bountiful, and to the south by the city of North Salt Lake. The city lies along the Wasatch Front next to the Wasatch Mountain Range. Water is supplied by mountain springs and snowpack running off of the Wasatch Mountains. The climate varies greatly throughout the year, with very hot summers and mildly cold winters, with very pleasant spring and fall seasons separating the two.