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Lehi, Utah

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Welcome to Lehi ...

The city of Lehi is located in Utah County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Lehi has a population of 61,130 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

Area codes for Lehi: (801) & (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 (or 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 2016 Census Estimates, Lehi had an population of 61,130 people. This is an increase of 28.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 221.26% 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 and not the distance if you drove it.<6>.

Community   2016
Draper   [Map]   47,328   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Murray   [Map]   49,230   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Orem   [Map]   97,499   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   38,756   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Provo   [Map]   116,868   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Riverton   [Map]   42,838   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 ...

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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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Lehi.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Lehi. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Lehi.

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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 'straight-line' distance that starts in 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, 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 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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<7>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lehi.