Provo, Utah

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Provo
City
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
Country United States
State Utah
County Utah
Founded 1849
Incorporated April 1850
Named for Étienne Provost[1]
Government
 • Type Strong mayor
 • Mayor Michelle Kaufusi
 • Council Chair Gary Winterton
Area
 • City 44.2 sq mi (114.4 km2)
 • Land 41.7 sq mi (107.9 km2)
 • Water 2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)
Elevation 4,551 ft (1,387 m)
Population (2015)[2][3]
 • City 115,264
 • Density 2,600/sq mi (1,000/km2)
 • Metro 526,810
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP Codes 84601-84606
Area codes 385, 801
FIPS code 49-62470[4]
GNIS ID 1444661[5]
Website www.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