West Bountiful is a city in Davis County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Ogden–Clearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 5,265 at the 2010 census, with an estimated population of 5,731 in 2018.
West Bountiful was founded in 1848 by James Fackrell, Sr., a Mormon pioneer. Born in North Petherton, Somersetshire, England, in 1787, Fackrell immigrated to the United States, and after crossing the plains in 1848 with his family, settled in West Bountiful with his wife Amy Crumb.
West Bountiful was incorporated as a town on January 28, 1949, and became a third-class city on November 12, 1962.
West Bountiful is located in southeastern Davis County and is bordered by Centerville to the north, Bountiful to the east, Woods Cross to the south, and Legacy Nature Preserve to the west. Interstate 15 passes through the eastern part of the city, with access from Exits 316 and 317. Downtown Salt Lake City is 11 miles (18 km) to the south.
According to the United States Census Bureau, West Bountiful has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.4 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.36%, is water.
West Bountiful is located in the Davis School District and has one school - West Bountiful Elementary. Students in the city attend Bountiful Junior High and Viewmont High School in Bountiful.