Provo, Utah

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Provo
City of Provo
Downtown Provo
Downtown Provo
Motto(s): 
"Welcome Home"
Location in Utah County and the state of Utah
Location in Utah County and the state of Utah
Coordinates: 40°14′40″N 111°39′39″W / 40.24444°N 111.66083°W / 40.24444; -111.66083Coordinates: 40°14′40″N 111°39′39″W / 40.24444°N 111.66083°W / 40.24444; -111.66083
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyUtah
Founded1849
IncorporatedApril 1850
Named forÉtienne Provost[1]
Government
 • TypeStrong mayor
 • MayorMichelle Kaufusi
 • Council ChairGary Winterton
Area
 • City44.2 sq mi (114.4 km2)
 • Land41.7 sq mi (107.9 km2)
 • Water2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)
Elevation
4,551 ft (1,387 m)
Population
(2015)[2][3]
 • City115,264
 • Density2,600/sq mi (1,000/km2)
 • Metro
526,810
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Codes
84601-84606
Area codes385, 801
FIPS code49-62470[4]
GNIS ID1444661[5]
Websitewww.provo.org

Provo is an American city in the state of Utah. It is in Utah County and is east of Utah Lake. It lies to the west of high mountain peaks in the Wasatch Range. It is home to Brigham Young University. The city is the third largest city in the state. It has a population of 105,166 people.

References[change | change source]

  1. Van Atta, Dale (January 22, 1977). "You name it - there's a town for it". Deseret News. Salt Lake City: Deseret Digital Media. p. W6. Retrieved October 18, 2015.
  2. U.S. Census Bureau 2010 Population
  3. "US Census QuickFacts". Archived from the original on January 23, 2016.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Provo