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The population of Ephraim is approximately 6,135 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,275 (2000), 1611 (2010).

The amount of land area in Ephraim is 6.83 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Ephraim is 3.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ephraim to Washington DC is 1961 miles. The distance to the Utah state capital is 104 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ephraim is positioned 39.35 degrees north of the equator and 111.58 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Ephraim elevation is 5,543 feet above sea level.
Ephraim per capita income is $15,216 (2000).
Ephraim median income is $30,000 (2000).

The Ephraim median home price is $117,900 (2000).

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Ephraim location: in the center of the state about 2 hrs south of Salt Lake City. Nearby communities include Manti, Wales, Spring City, Moroni, Sterling, Mount Pleasant, Mayfield and Fountain Green

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Climate & Weather

Ephraim average annual precipitation is 12.8 inches per year.
Ephraim average annual snowfall is 51.8 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 25.6 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 47.1 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 72.7 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 49.8 degrees F.

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Ephraim history:

During the Black Hawk War, which ended in 1868, Ephraim played an large part in protection as the County's most important fort. Fort Ephraim was built next to a sizable Indian settlement. By 1880, the city had become about 90 percent Scandinavian. To help honor the heritage, a Scandinavian Festival was begun in 1976.

Snow College was turned over to the state in 1932 which then began to grow to its present size of approximately 2,500 students (1993-94).

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The founding of Ephraim: 1854
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Ephraim attractions:

Scandinavian Days are held each year during Memorial Day weekend.

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Snow College
With Snow College located in the community, the 4,500 residents see their number increased during the school by approximately 2,800 students.

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Economy & Industry

Ephraim economy:

Although the local economy has long been based in agriculture, local Snow College has had a major influence on the area economy in recent years.
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