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The location of Lindon

Welcome to Lindon ...

The city of Lindon is located in Utah County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lindon has a population of 10,970 people<2> (see below for details).

Lindon was settled in 1850 and was incorporated March 5, 1924.

The community of Lindon is 4,670 feet [1,423 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Lindon is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Lindon: (801) and (385)<4>

The ZIP code for Lindon: 84042<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lindon had a population of 10,070 people. This makes Lindon the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Lindon represents 0.36% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,070 people, the population of Lindon increased 20.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,363 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lindon had an population of 10,970 people. This is an increase of 8.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Lindon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lindon - they are located in Colorado and Kansas.

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

Websites for Lindon ...

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 Lindon. 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 Lindon. 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 Lindon.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lindon ...

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

Communities near Lindon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Provo   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Lindon

Sandy   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lindon

Located in Salt Lake County

South Jordan   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lindon

Located in Salt Lake County

Lehi   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lindon

Draper   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lindon

Located in Salt Lake County

Herriman   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lindon

Located in Salt Lake County

Riverton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lindon

Located in Salt Lake County

Spanish Fork   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Lindon

Eagle Mountain   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Lindon

Cottonwood Heights   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Lindon

Located in Salt Lake County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Lindon.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lindon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (385) is an overlay for area code (801).
<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 Lindon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lindon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lindon) 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 Lindon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lindon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lindon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3414, Longitude: -111.7186     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lindon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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