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Welcome to Elk Ridge ...

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

The location of Elk Ridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Elk Ridge: Elk Rdg. (or less commonly used: Elk Rdge. or Elk Ridg.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Elk Ridge has a population of 4,337 people<3> (see below for details).

Elk Ridge was founded in 1971 and was incorporated December 22, 1976.

The community of Elk Ridge is 5,420 feet [1,652 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Elk Ridge is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Elk Ridge: (801) and (385)<5>

The ZIP code for Elk Ridge: 84651<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elk Ridge had an population of 4,337 people. This is an increase of 78.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 135.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elk Ridge had a population of 2,436 people. This makes Elk Ridge the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Elk Ridge represents 0.09% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 103rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,436 people, the population of Elk Ridge increased 32.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,838 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Elk Ridge.

Communities Also Named Elk Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Elk Ridge - it's located in Georgia.

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

Communities near Elk Ridge ...

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

  • Provo [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Provo
    • Provo [Utah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the north of Elk Ridge
    • 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<8>
  • Orem [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orem
    • Orem [Utah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Elk Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,970 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orem<8>
  • Spanish Fork [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spanish Fork
    • Spanish Fork [Utah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the north of Elk Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,268 people
    • Spanish Fork has also been known as:
    • Spanish Fork City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spanish Fork
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spanish Fork<8>
  • Springville [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springville
    • Springville [Utah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the north of Elk Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,572 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springville<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Santaquin [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santaquin
      • Santaquin [Utah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the west of Elk Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,507 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santaquin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santaquin<8>
    • Mapleton [Utah County]
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      • Mapleton [Utah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Elk Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,139 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mapleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mapleton<8>
    • Mona [Juab County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mona
      • Mona [Juab County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Elk Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,809 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mona<8>
    • Genola [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Genola
      • Genola [Utah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the west of Elk Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,597 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genola
    • Goshen [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Utah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Elk Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 904 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen<8>
    • Rocky Ridge [Juab County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Ridge
      • Rocky Ridge [Juab County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Elk Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 851 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Ridge

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 Elk Ridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elk Ridge.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elk Ridge. 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 Elk Ridge.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elk Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Elk Ridge? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Elk Ridge, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Elk Ridge.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Utah

About Utah County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elk Ridge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elk Ridge.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elk Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<6>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 Elk Ridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Elk Ridge or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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- Elk Ridge) 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 Elk Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elk RidgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elk Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0079, Longitude: -111.6771       In this case, the coordinates for Elk Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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