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Welcome to Nephi (aka 'Nephi City') ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Nephi has a population of 5,952 people<1> (see below for details).
Nephi was established in 1851.
The community of Nephi was originally named Salt Creek.<2>
From The Origin of Certain Place Names,<3> the origin of Nephi is described as "Named for the youngest son of Lehi, a character of the Book of Mormon."
Nephi is 5,140 feet [1,567 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Nephi is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Nephi lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Nephi lies within the (435) area code.
The ZIP code for Nephi: 84648<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Nephi had a population of 5,389 people (or 52.6% of the total population of Juab County). This makes Nephi the county's most populous community.
The population of Nephi represents 0.19% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 81st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,389 people, the population of Nephi increased 13.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,733 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Nephi had an population of 5,952 people. This is an increase of 10.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.76% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Nephi.
Communities near Nephi ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Nephi.
Communities Also Named Nephi ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Nephi - it's located in Arizona.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Nephi.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Nephi:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nephi ...
Looking for more information about Nephi? 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 Nephi, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nephi.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Juab County: www.co.juab.ut.us/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Mar 2019