Introduction to Springville, Utah
Springville, Utah is located 5 miles SE of Provo, Utah (center to center) and is 336 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. It is in Utah County. The city is part of the Provo - Orem metro area. The population of Springville is 20,424.
Springville was first explored by Father Silvestre Vélez de Escalant in 1776. The area was settled in 1850. It was originally known as Hobble Creek. It was renamed Springville for the many freshwater springs of the area. It was incorporated in February 1853. The Springville Museum of Art is the oldest fine arts museum of Utah and was completed in 1937.
Springville and nearby Attractions
- Springville Museum of Art
- Hobble Creek Golf Course
- Bridal Veil Falls
- Utah Lake State Park
- North American Museum of Ancient Life
- Deer Creek State Park
Things To Do In Springville
Springville is home to several parks and open spaces including the Arts Park, Spring Creek Park, Kolob Park, Bird Park, Kelvin Grove, and Big Hollow. The Deer Creek State Park and Utah Lake State Park are in the neighborhood. Springville Museum of Art provides absorbing insights into the history of this area. The Bridal Veil Falls is also worth visiting. Hobble Creek Golf Course provides excellent facilities for golf enthusiasts. Facilities for boating and fishing are offered by Burt Spring Pond. Every year, the city hosts the Art City Days in the month of June.
Flights can be availed from Salt Lake City International Airport.
Springville Higher Education
Utah Valley State College, Salt Lake Community College, and Brigham Young University provide facilities for higher education.