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Welcome to Alpine ...

The city of Alpine is located in Utah County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Alpine has a population of 10,492 people<2> (see below for details).

Alpine was established in 1850 and was incorporated January 19, 1855.

In the past, Alpine was named Dry Creek Settlement and Fort Wordsworth (and there are additional past names). For more information about the names of Alpine, see The Names of Alpine on our Genealogy Page.

The community of Alpine is 5,040 feet [1,536 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Alpine is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Alpine lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Alpine: (801) & (385)<4>

The ZIP code for Alpine: 84004<5>

Websites for Alpine ...

Official Website: www.alpinecity.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alpine had an population of 10,492 people. This is an increase of 9.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 46.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alpine had a population of 9,555 people. This makes Alpine the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Alpine represents 0.35% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,555 people, the population of Alpine increased 33.71% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,146 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alpine.

Communities Also Named Alpine ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Alpine - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (3), California (3), Colorado (2), Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (3), Washington and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alpine.

Communities near Alpine ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alpine.

  • West Jordan [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jordan
    • West Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Alpine
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 116,530 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jordan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jordan<7>
  • Provo [Utah County]
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    • Provo [Utah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Alpine
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 116,295 people
    • Former names for Provo:
    • Fort Provo
    • Fort Utah
    • Provo has also been known as:
    • Provo City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Provo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Provo<7>
  • Orem [Utah County]
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    • Orem [Utah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Alpine
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,970 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orem<7>
  • Sandy [Salt Lake County]
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    • Sandy [Salt Lake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Alpine
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,871 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandy<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • South Jordan [Salt Lake County]
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      • South Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Alpine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 78,503 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Jordan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Jordan<7>
    • Millcreek [Salt Lake County]
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      • Millcreek [Salt Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Alpine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millcreek have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millcreek
    • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County]
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      • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Alpine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<7>
    • Herriman [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herriman
      • Herriman [Salt Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Alpine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,756 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herriman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herriman<7>
    • Draper [Salt Lake County]
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      • Draper [Salt Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Alpine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,963 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Draper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Draper<7>
    • Murray [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
      • Murray [Salt Lake County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Alpine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,355 people
      • Murray has also been known as:
      • Murray City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murray<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alpine. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alpine.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alpine. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alpine.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alpine. See our Newspapers Page for Alpine.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpine ...

Looking for more information about Alpine? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alpine, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alpine.

Adding Alpine to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alpine in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alpine was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1890.

We also found Alpine in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alpine on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Utah County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Alpine: www.alpinecity.org/

The official website for Utah County: www.co.utah.ut.us/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Utah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alpine.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alpine - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Alpine). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alpine or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alpine) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alpine. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlpineOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4544, Longitude: -111.7778    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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