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Overview

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 History

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.

Lindon Transportation

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,686
Male Share of the Population50.4%
Female Share of the Population49.6%
Senior Citizens7.9%
Employed Population 16+4,611
Age of the Population27

Families

% of people married60.7%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher41.3%
Median Earnings25+$40,833
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,693

Wealth

Median Family Income$90,742
% Above Poverty Level92.3%
% Below Poverty Level7.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone6.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,040
Median House Value$333,900

Ancestry

English33.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.6%
German11.2%
Scottish8.6%
Irish5.9%
Danishn5.2%
Norwegian3.7%
Swedish3.7%
French Except Basque3.7%
Dutch2.1%
Welsh1.9%
Polish1.3%
Italian1.1%
Swiss0.9%
Australian0.6%
Russian0.4%
Romanian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Basque0.2%
Arab0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Slovak0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
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Lindon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Utah County
Standard Zip Codes84042
Phone Area Codes385,801
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude40.34
Approximate Longitude-111.72

Lindon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationPLEASANT GROVE
Distance1.6 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp37 to 62 F
Jul Temp59 to 90 F
Oct Temp38 to 66 F
Annual Precip17.6 inches
StationOLMSTEAD P H
Distance4.1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp37 to 63 F
Jul Temp59 to 92 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip20.2 inches
StationTIMPANOGOS CAVE
Distance7.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 34 F
Apr Temp34 to 61 F
Jul Temp57 to 92 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip25.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
American Fork28,127$78,333
Cedar Hills10,248$94,191
Lehi56,314$82,857
Orem93,220$61,647
Pleasant Grove36,678$72,411
Vineyard1,673$92,481

Lindon Public Schools

Lindon School
30 N Main
ZIP: 84042
(801) 785-8717
Primary
Total Enrollment 737
Karl G Maeser Preparatory Academy
320 W 600 S
ZIP: 84042
(801) 235-9000
High
Total Enrollment 641
Rocky Mountain School
55 S 500 E
ZIP: 84042
(801) 610-8117
Primary
Total Enrollment 574
Oak Canyon Jr High
111 S 725 E
ZIP: 84042
(801) 610-8138
Middle
Total Enrollment 1258
Timpanogos Academy
70 S 100 E
ZIP: 84042
(801) 785-4979
Primary
Total Enrollment 481

Lindon Private Schools

Montessori Learning Center
310 S 400 W
ZIP: 84042
Elementary
Total Enrollment 50
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