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Welcome to Lehi ...

The city of Lehi is located in Utah County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Lehi has a population of 62,712 people<1> (see below for details).

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

From The Origin of Certain Place Names,<2> 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.<3> 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)<4>

The ZIP code for Lehi: 84043<5>

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 total 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 (with a count of 19,028 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lehi had an population of 62,712 people. This is an increase of 32.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 229.58% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lehi ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lehi and not the distance if you drove it.<6>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Draper   [Map]   47,710   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Millcreek   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Murray   [Map]   49,295   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Orem   [Map]   97,839   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Provo   [Map]   117,335   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Riverton   [Map]   43,344   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lehi. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:

Websites for Lehi ...

Official Website: www.lehi-ut.gov/

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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lehi: www.lehi-ut.gov/

The official website for Utah County: www.co.utah.ut.us/

The official website for State of Utah: www.utah.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lehi.

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<2>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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lehi - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).

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<5>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).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Lehi. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lehi. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lehi

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lehi. The point that we are using 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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