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Welcome to Lehi ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lehi has a population of 69,724 people<3> (see below for details).

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

From The Origin of Certain Place Names,<4> 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.<5> 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)<6>

The ZIP code for Lehi: 84043<7>

Websites for Lehi ...

Official Website: www.lehi-ut.gov/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lehi had an population of 69,724 people. This is an increase of 47.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 266.43% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Adding Lehi 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 Lehi 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 Lehi elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Lehi mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lehi on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Lehi ...

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

  • Provo [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Provo
    • Provo [Utah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<8> to the southeast of Lehi
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,618 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<9>
  • West Jordan [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jordan
    • West Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<8> to the north of Lehi
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jordan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jordan<9>
  • Orem [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orem
    • Orem [Utah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<8> to the southeast of Lehi
    • Estimated population in 2019: 97,828 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orem<9>
  • Sandy [Salt Lake County]
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    • Sandy [Salt Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<8> to the north of Lehi
    • Estimated population in 2019: 96,380 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandy<9>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • South Jordan [Salt Lake County]
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      • South Jordan [Salt Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<8> to the north of Lehi
      • Estimated population in 2019: 76,598 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Jordan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Jordan<9>
    • Millcreek [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millcreek
      • Millcreek [Salt Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<8> to the north of Lehi
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millcreek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millcreek
    • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the north of Lehi
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<9>
    • Herriman [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herriman
      • Herriman [Salt Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<8> to the northwest of Lehi
      • Estimated population in 2019: 51,348 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herriman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herriman<9>
    • Murray [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
      • Murray [Salt Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the north of Lehi
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48,917 people
      • Murray has also been known as:
      • Murray City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murray<9>
    • Draper [Salt Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Draper
      • Draper [Salt Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<8> to the north of Lehi
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48,587 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Draper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Draper<9>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lehi.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lehi. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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: 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 Lehi.
<4>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.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lehi - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<7>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).
<8>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4143, Longitude: -111.8672       In this case, the coordinates for Lehi have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<9>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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