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Welcome to Spanish Fork (aka 'Spanish Fork City') ...

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

A typical abbreviation for Spanish Fork: Spanish Frk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Spanish Fork has a population of 40,913 people<2> (see below for details).

Spanish Fork was settled in 1851 and was incorporated January 17, 1855.

The city of Spanish Fork has also been called Spanish Fork City.

The community of Spanish Fork is 4,710 feet [1,436 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Spanish Fork is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Area codes for Spanish Fork: (801) and (385)<4>

The ZIP code for Spanish Fork: 84660<5>

Websites for Spanish Fork ...

Official Website: www.spanishfork.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Spanish Fork had an population of 40,913 people. This is an increase of 17.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 102.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Spanish Fork had a population of 34,691 people (which is 6.72% of the total population of Utah County). This makes Spanish Fork the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Spanish Fork represents 1.26% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 34,691 people, the population of Spanish Fork increased 71.35% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,246 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Spanish Fork.

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

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

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

Communities near Spanish Fork ...

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

  • Provo [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Provo
    • Provo [Utah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Spanish Fork
    • 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<7>
  • Orem [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orem
    • Orem [Utah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Spanish Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 97,828 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orem<7>
  • Pleasant Grove [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Grove
    • Pleasant Grove [Utah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Spanish Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,258 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Grove<7>
  • Payson [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Payson
    • Payson [Utah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Spanish Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,303 people
    • Former names for Payson:
    • Fort Peteetneet
    • Pacen
    • Peteetneet
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Payson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Payson<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Santaquin [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santaquin
      • Santaquin [Utah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Spanish Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,865 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santaquin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santaquin<7>
    • Vineyard [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vineyard
      • Vineyard [Utah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Spanish Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vineyard have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vineyard
    • Lindon [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lindon
      • Lindon [Utah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Spanish Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,100 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lindon have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lindon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lindon<7>
    • Elk Ridge [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Ridge
      • Elk Ridge [Utah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Spanish Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,335 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Ridge
    • Woodland Hills [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Hills
      • Woodland Hills [Utah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Spanish Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,590 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Hills
    • Genola [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Genola
      • Genola [Utah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Spanish Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,567 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genola have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genola

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Spanish Fork. 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 Spanish Fork.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Spanish Fork. See our Newspapers Page for Spanish Fork.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spanish Fork ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Utah

About Utah County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Spanish Fork: www.spanishfork.org/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Spanish Fork.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spanish Fork - 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 Spanish Fork). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Spanish Fork 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spanish Fork) 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 Spanish Fork. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spanish Fork

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spanish Fork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1099, Longitude: -111.6461    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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