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Welcome to Draper ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Draper has a population of 48,587 people<2> (see below for details).
Draper was settled in 1849 and was incorporated in 1978.
The community of Draper is 4,740 feet [1,445 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Draper is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Draper lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Draper: (801) & (385)<4>
The ZIP code for Draper: 84020<5>
Websites for Draper ...
Official Website: www.draper.ut.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Draper had an population of 48,587 people. This is an increase of 14.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 92.65% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Draper had a population of 42,274 people. This makes Draper the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Draper represents 1.53% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 42,274 people, the population of Draper increased 67.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 25,220 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Draper.
Adding Draper to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Draper in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Draper elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Draper on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Draper ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Utah communities named Draper: This one is located in Salt Lake County and the other is located in Sanpete County.
Beyond Utah, there are 11 communities that are also named Draper - they are located in Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Draper.
Communities near Draper ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Draper.
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 Draper. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Draper.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Draper. 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 Draper.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Draper ...
Looking for more information about Draper? 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 Draper, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Draper.
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The official website for Draper: www.draper.ut.us/
The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021