River Heights And Providence, Utah Real Estate And Community Information

River Heights real estate is located in an area above the benches in Cache County, Utah, where Indians used to camp. In 1859, the Mormon pioneers first entered the area. Until 1880, the entire area that comprises the current city of River Heights was owned by the Central Pacific Railroad Company. After the development of surrounding areas, like Providence, was complete, residents in those cities began purchasing land in River Heights.

Shopping and Dining

Most River Heights real estate is located near small shops and boutiques that offer handmade décor and goods. Brass Buttons Boutique creates handmade magnet boards and other home décor. The Cache Valley Mall provides access to large chain stores like Abercrombie and Fitch and Game Stop.

The best restaurants near River Heights are located in Logan. Local favorites include Juniper Takeout, a restaurant that offers American fare in a sit-down or take-home format. Large chain restaurants like Texas Roadhouse and Olive Garden are also located in Logan.

Parks and Recreation

River Heights real estate is centrally located near excellent outdoor recreation. The Dry Canyon to Spring Hollow hiking trail is accessed directly from River Heights, while other hiking can be accessed in Hyde Park, Wellsville, Logan and Providence.


River Heights real estate is situated in one of the safest areas to live in the United States. The average cost of a home or condo in River Heights is $199,300, slightly lower than other real estate in the area.

The majority of people living in River Heights work in professional occupations like business management and marketing, though many residents also work in sales, office administration, clerical, finance, production, construction, maintenance and service occupations.

Schools, Health, Transportation

Students living in River Heights real estate have a low student-to-teacher ratio of 22 students per teacher. Students in Kindergarten through grade six attend school in a nearby town and students in grades 7 through 12 attend school within city limits.

When residents of River Heights need medical care, they travel five minutes to nearby Logan and visit the Cache Valley Specialty Hospital or the Logan Regional Hospital.

The average commute to work for most people in River Heights is 17 minutes. Public transportation is not heavily used. While some residents carpool to work, more than three-quarters of residents drive solo in their own vehicles.


Providence real estate is located less than three miles north of Logan, Utah in Cache County. In 1857, Mormon pioneers entered the area that is now Providence and began building settlements away from the crowded areas closer to Logan. The area was originally referred to as Spring Creek and received its current name in 1859. The primary industry in Providence was livestock and residents raised beef cattle, horses, foxes, honeybees, poultry and dairy cattle.

Shopping and Dining

Providence real estate is located just minutes from dozens of locally owned shops in Logan like Stork’s Landing, a store specializing in baby gear. The nearby Cache Valley Mall is home to multiple chain stores like Dillard’s.

Despite the small size of the city, Providence has many locally preferred restaurants. Kamin offers a wide variety of Thai dishes and Casper’s Malt Shoppe attracts people with a penchant for burgers, fries and milk shakes.

Parks and Recreation

Providence real estate is situated near the mouth of Providence Canyon and lies in the shadow of Big Baldy Mountain. Multiple hiking trails lead hikers through the canyon and up the summits of several mountains.

Bicyclists in the city enjoy the Little Baldy Mountain bike riding trail and the LOTOJA bike race, held annually in Logan, Utah.


The number of people living in Providence has risen more than 50 percent in recent years and the city is considered part of an area deemed to be one of the fastest growing metropolitan zones. The average cost of a home in this city is $192,500.

A significant number of Providence residents are employed in professional occupations and another significant percentage work in sales and office positions.

Schools, Health, Transportation

Students living in Providence attend school in the Cache County School District. There is currently one school in Providence serving Kindergarten through 5th grade and one school serving grades six and seven. High school students attend school in nearby River Heights or in another neighboring city.

The closest hospitals to Providence are located in Logan and include the Logan Regional Hospital and Cache Valley Specialty Hospital, both located within 5 minutes of Providence.

More than 80 percent of people living in Providence drive about 18 minutes to work on average; a small number use public transportation.


If you are thinking about

If you are thinking about buying or selling River Heights real estate or Providence real estate, give us a call at (435) 787-4499 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.