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American Fork, Utah
Welcome to American Fork ...
The city of American Fork is located in Utah County.
A typical abbreviation for American Fork: American Frk.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, American Fork has a population of 29,527 people<1> (see below for details).
American Fork was established in 1850 and was incorporated June 4, 1853.
The city of American Fork was named Lake City before it was changed to American Fork and going back to its beginning, it was originally named McArthursville.
The community of American Fork is 4,630 feet [1,411 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of American Fork is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: American Fork lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for American Fork: (801) & (385)<3>
The ZIP code for American Fork: 84003<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, American Fork had a population of 26,263 people (or 5.08% of the total population of Utah County). This makes American Fork the county's 7th most populous community.
The population of American Fork represents 0.95% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 29th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 26,263 people, the population of American Fork increased 19.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 21,941 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, American Fork had an population of 29,527 people. This is an increase of 12.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.57% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for American Fork.
Communities near American Fork ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from American Fork and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for American Fork.
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Websites for American Fork ...
Official Website: www.afcity.com/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for American Fork ...
Looking for more information about American Fork? 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 American Fork, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for American Fork.
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The official website for American Fork: www.afcity.com/
The official website for Utah County: www.co.utah.ut.us/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 23 May 2019