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Overview

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.

Springville History

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.

Springville Transportation

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.

People

Total Population 31,178
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 7.8%
Employed Population 16+ 13,216
Age of the Population 25

Families

% of people married 62.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.3%
Median Earnings25+ $35,057
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,116
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,173
% Above Poverty Level 91.9%
% Below Poverty Level 8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 13.5%
Median Gross Rent $937
Median House Value $194,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.8%
US/American 0%
English 27.2%
Irish 6.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Springville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SE of Provo, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 336 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Utah
Metro Area Provo - Orem
Standard Zip Codes 84663
Phone Area Codes 801
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.165
Longitude -111.61

Springville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station SPANISH FORK PWR HOUSE
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 59 to 92 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 21.5 inches
Station OLMSTEAD P H
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 92 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 20.2 inches
Station DEER CREEK DAM
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 33 F
Apr Temp 28 to 57 F
Jul Temp 47 to 85 F
Oct Temp 30 to 62 F
Annual Precip 23.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Mapleton 8,788 $95,580
Orem 91,697 $60,355
Payson 19,313 $63,750
Provo 115,345 $45,108
Salem 7,015 $80,000
Spanish Fork 36,916 $69,800

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Springville Public Libraries

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Springville Public Library
50 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Springville, Utah
(801) 489-2720

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Springville High Schools

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SPRINGVILLE HIGH
1205 E 900 S
801-489-2870
Serves 1,411 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 24.6

O&A YOUTH CORRECTIONS
205 W 900 N
801-491-0135
A Non-traditional School
Serves 9 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.5

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