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Welcome to Lehi ...

The city of Lehi is located in Utah County.

The location of Lehi has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lehi has a population of 66,037 people<2> (see below for details).

Lehi was established in 1850 and was incorporated February 5, 1852.

From The Origin of Certain Place Names,<3> the origin of Lehi is described as "Named for a character in the book of Mormon."

The community of Lehi is 4,580 feet [1,396 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Lehi is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

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

The ZIP code for Lehi: 84043<6>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lehi had a population of 47,407 people (which is 9.18% of the total population of Utah County). This makes Lehi the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Lehi represents 1.72% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 47,407 people, the population of Lehi increased 149.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,028 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lehi had an population of 66,037 people. This is an increase of 39.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 247.05% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lehi.

Communities Also Named Lehi ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lehi - they are located in Arizona and Arkansas.

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

Websites for Lehi ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lehi. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lehi. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lehi. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lehi:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lehi ...

Looking for more information about Lehi? 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 Lehi, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lehi.

Communities near Lehi ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Provo   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the Southeast (SE) of Lehi

West Jordan   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lehi

Located in Salt Lake County

Orem   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lehi

Sandy   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Lehi

Located in Salt Lake County

South Jordan   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Lehi

Located in Salt Lake County

Millcreek   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Lehi

Located in Salt Lake County

Taylorsville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Lehi

Located in Salt Lake County

Murray   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Lehi

Located in Salt Lake County

Draper   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Lehi

Located in Salt Lake County

Herriman   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lehi

Located in Salt Lake County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lehi.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lehi.
<3>The full book title is The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (Second Edition). See our References and Mentions section for Lehi.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lehi - 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 Lehi). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lehi 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lehi) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lehi. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lehi

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lehi. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4143, Longitude: -111.8672     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lehi have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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