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

The community of Provo is the Seat for Utah County.

Utah County is one of the original counties of Utah and was founded in 1849.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Utah had a population of 545,307 people. This is an increase of 47.97% since the last Census (which gave a population of 368,536 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Utah represented 16.5% of the total population of Utah, making it the state's 2nd most populous county (out of 29 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010516,564+40.17%-5.27% since 2009
2009545,307+47.97%+2.94% since 2008
2008529,755+43.75%+3.29% since 2007
2000368,536The Last Census

More information can be found on the Utah County Census Page for Utah County.


Below are some of the communities located in Utah County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Utah County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Provo   119,775105,16613.89% increase  
Orem   95,24884,32412.95% increase  
Lehi   48,99319,028157.5% increase  
Pleasant Grove   35,20123,46850% increase  
Spanish Fork City   32,64320,24661.2% increase  

Websites for Utah County

Official Website:   www.co.utah.ut.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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