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Lehi
Utah County, Utah

ZipCodes
84043

Motto
Pioneers, past & present
Lehi is a good place to live



Page Contents for Lehi, Utah

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Lehi is approximately 19,028 (2000), 47407 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,125 (2000), 12402 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lehi is 14.707 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lehi to Washington DC is 1915 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 30 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lehi is positioned 40.40 degrees north of the equator and 111.85 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lehi elevation is 4,550 feet above sea level.
Lehi average annual rainfall is 16 inches per year
Lehi average temperature is (January) 21 (July) 83 degrees F.

Location

about 26 miles south of Salt Lake City in northern Utah County near "point of the mountain"
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Climate


Moderate. There are approximately 10 to 20 inches of snow each year with much more in the nearby mountain areas.
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History & History Related Items

The Lehi area was settled in 1850 and was first known as Sulphur Springs, then Dry Creek, and then Evansville. Finally, in 1852, it was incorporated as the sixth city in the state. It was then renamed for Lehi, a leader in the Book of Mormon (one of the scriptures for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).
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The settling of Lehi

1850

The incorporation of Lehi

5 February 1852


Attractions

Thanksgiving Point is a new, 550 acre, non-profit attraction in Lehi, Utah that includes a championship golf course designed by Johnny Miller and named among the top ten new public courses in the country by Golf Magazine. The project also includes a fine-dining restaurant, bakery, soda fountain, animal park, idea gardens, nursery, gift shop emporium, flower cottage, vegetable gardens, outdoor reception facilities, fishing pond, pony rides, and much more. The Museum of Ancient Life takes you on a trip back in time with not only skeletons, including a baby mammoth skeleton but also interactive and hands-on displays. In Farm Country you can get up close to your favorite farm animals. See the dairy display to find out how milk is produced and actually help milk the cows and feed the animals. The Thanksgiving Point institute includes classes on gardening, cooking, crafts, and golfing. In the year 2000, Thanksgiving Point will complete a 70 acre estate garden that will be open to the public.
Phone: 801-768-2300

John Hutchings Museum of Natural History
55 N. Center St., Lehi
Phone: 801-768-7180
The museum houses a large collection of pioneer and Native American artifacts, bird specimens, and a collection of minerals and fossils.
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Adults: $ 2.50
Children 12 and over and Seniors: $ 2.00
Children under 12: $ 1.50
(Hours & prices are current as of 2006)

Lehi Bus Tours - (801) 768-4578 or 768-8665
Bus tours of Lehi's historic sites are available. Points of interest include the original Pony Express route and other frontier locales.

Lehi Round-up Celebration - Citywide celebration includes parades, chuckwagon breakfast, cowboy poetry, PRCA rodeo, picnic, entertainment. Free admission to Hutchings Museum on Tuesday. Contact - Mel Anderson (801) 768-9926 or 768-7100

Camp Floyd State Park/Stagecoach Inn 25 miles SW of Lehi on SR73. Site of former military post from the mid 1800's. Nearby Stagecoach Inn was an overnight stop on the historic Overland stage and Pony Express route. Open daily from Easter weekend throu Oct. 15. Call for more information - (801) 768-8932 (during season) or (801) 254-9036 (year-round)
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Lehi City Government

City of Lehi
153 N. 100 East
Lehi, Utah
Phone: 801 768-7100

Lehi Chamber

Provo Orem Area Chamber of Commerce
serving all of Utah Valley


Lehi Chamber of Commerce
235 East State Rd.
Lehi, Utah 84043
Phone: 801-766-9657
Cell: 801-836-0836
Fax: 801-766-8599
Email

Lehi Organizations

Provo Orem Area Chamber of Commerce
serving all of Utah Valley


Lehi Chamber of Commerce
235 East State Rd.
Lehi, Utah 84043
Phone: 801-766-9657
Cell: 801-836-0836
Fax: 801-766-8599
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Lehi Libraries

Lehi Public Library - 120 N. Center. You can reach us at (801) 768-7150

Lehi Schools

Alpine School District
50 N. Center Street
American Fork 84003
Phone: 756-8400
Lehi

Miscellany

The population of Lehi was:
1990 - 8,475
1991 - 8,660
1992 - 8,880
1993 - 9,454
1994 - 11,069
1995 - 12,473
1996 - 13,810
1998 - 15,000
1999 - 15,566
2000 - 19,028
1990 and 2000 figures are frm the US Census data.

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