Rigby was established in 1884 and incorporated in 1903 by William F. Rigby.
Birthplace of Television (Philo T. Farnsworth) in 1927.
2010 census population of 3,945 people
Birthplace of Larry Wilson, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He played safety for 13 seasons (1960-72) for the St. Louis Cardinals of the NFLand was an eight-time All-Pro. Wilson is a 1956 graduate of Rigby High School
Birthplace of Hyrum Rex Lee, governor of American Samoa (1961–67, 1977–78)
Home of Wayne Quinton, who invented the treadmill and over thirty biomedical devices