Introduction to Lindon, Utah
Lindon, Utah, in Utah county, is located 3 miles NW of Orem, Utah (center to center) and is 342 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Provo - Orem metropolitan area. Lindon contains a population of approximately 8,363.
The city of Lindon is in Utah County. The community was originally settled in 1861. It was basically grazing land at the time. The area was initially named String Town. This was because of the manner in which the houses of the area were strung up and down the road. The final name of the area was inspired by an old linden tree that grew in the town in 1901.
Lindon and nearby Attractions
- Wasatch Mountain State Park
- Deer Creek State Park
- UVSC Woodbury Art Museum
- Utah Lake State Park
- North American Museum of Ancient Life
- Jordanelle State Park
Things To Do In Lindon
Some of the notable locations in the area include Trafalga Family Fun Center, The Christa McAuliffe Space Education Center, and Mount Timpanogos Wilderness. There are numerous historical sites located nearby, such as Lindon Cider Mill, The Amusement Hall, Alfred Harper House and Joseph Wadley Farm. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is located nearby as well. The important museums in the area include UVSC Woodbury Art Museum and North American Museum of Ancient Life.
Flights are available from by Salt Lake City International Airport.
Lindon Higher Education
Higher Education can be pursued through Brigham Young University, Salt Lake Community College, and Snow College.