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American Fork, Utah
Welcome to American Fork ...
A typical abbreviation for American Fork: American Frk.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, American Fork has a population of 33,157 people<2> (see below for details).
American Fork was established in 1850 and was incorporated June 4, 1853.
The city of American Fork was previously named Lake City. Going back to its beginning, The community of American Fork was originally named McArthursville. For more information about the names of American Fork, see The Names of American Fork on our Genealogy Page.
American Fork is 4,630 feet [1,411 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation 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)<4>
The ZIP code for American Fork: 84003<5>
Websites for American Fork ...
Official Website: www.afcity.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, American Fork had an population of 33,157 people. This is an increase of 26.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 51.12% since the 2000 Census).
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 total 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for American Fork.
Communities near American Fork ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near American Fork.
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 American Fork. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for American Fork.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of American Fork. 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 American Fork.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around American Fork. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for American Fork.
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.
Adding American Fork to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of American Fork 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 American Fork was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1890.
We also found American Fork in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for American Fork on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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: 29 Jun 2022