CNN Money listed the Best Places to Live for 2010 online Monday, and number 18 is only 30 minutes away-just take Bangerter.

South Jordan.

According to CNN: "If the breakneck growth and lack of religious diversity don't deter you, there's a lot to like about this town, including a low crime rate and strong schools."

Population: 51,000

History: Founded by Mormons as an agricultural community, now the second fastest growing city in the state.

Mayor: W. Kent Mony - Lived in SJ for 22 years, where he raised four children with his wife Vicki, CEO of Zions Securities for last 20 years. Upcoming Event: Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince @ Jordan Ridge Park dusk, Friday, July 16. Click here for more info

SLmag's Favorite Spots: Kneaders Bakery, 962 W. South Jordan Parkway Gecko's Mexican Grill, 781 W. 10600 South Sojo Salon Spa & Boutique, 1098 W. South Jordan Parkway Discovery Toys, 2886 Current Creek Drive

Daybreak: One of the fastest growing planned communities, a big lake stocked with fish, Soda Row (Wabi Sabi Sushi, Red Herring clothing, Oopsie Daisy kids clothing, 9 Salon high-end clothes), forget your car; walk anywhere.

Photos courtesy of Daybreak