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Welcome to Santaquin ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Santaquin has a population of 12,865 people<2> (see below for details).
Santaquin was settled in 1851 and was incorporated January 4, 1932.
Going back to its beginning, The community of Santaquin was originally named Summit Creek. For more information about the names of Santaquin, see The Names of Santaquin on our Genealogy Page.
Santaquin is 5,120 feet [1,561 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Santaquin is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Santaquin lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Santaquin: (801) & (385)<4>
The ZIP code for Santaquin: 84655<5>
Websites for Santaquin ...
Official Website: www.santaquin.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Santaquin had an population of 12,865 people. This is an increase of 40.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 166.14% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Santaquin had a population of 9,128 people. This makes Santaquin the county's 15th most populous community.
The population of Santaquin represents 0.33% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 54th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,128 people, the population of Santaquin increased 88.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,834 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Santaquin.
Adding Santaquin 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 Santaquin 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 Santaquin elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
We also found Santaquin mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Santaquin on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Santaquin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Santaquin.
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 Santaquin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Santaquin.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Santaquin. 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 Santaquin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Santaquin. See our Newspapers Page for Santaquin.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Santaquin ...
Looking for more information about Santaquin? 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 Santaquin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Santaquin.
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The official website for Santaquin: www.santaquin.org/
The official website for Utah County: www.co.utah.ut.us/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Apr 2021