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UTAH VALLEY FACTS

Provo and Mount Timpanogos
POPULATION

 Utah Valley: 551,891

ELEVATION

Highest Points (Wasatch Range):  
Mt. Nebo - 11,928 feet  //  Mt. Timpanogos - 11,750 feet 
Lowest Points: 
Depression in Jordan River Flood Plain - 4,480 feet  //  Jordan River at Jordan Narrow - 4,490 feet

CLIMATE

Utah Valley has four distinct seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. Utah Valley's climate is moderate and ranges from 39°F to 92°F. If you are traveling through mountain areas, expect the temperature to be about 20 degrees cooler. There are about 4 ½ to 5 months of snow free weather.

GEOGRAPHY

Utah County is located in North Central Utah. It is called Utah Valley because mountains frame the county on both sides. The major cities form a 40 mile chain north to south, aligning with Interstate 15. 
AREA: 2,143 square miles, 2.45% of Utah (State) 
PERIMETER: 301.68 miles 
DIMENSIONS: 84.4 Miles NW-SE (Butterfield Peak to Emma Park); 60.9 miles NE-SW (Tintic Mountain to Sunset Peak) 69.0 miles E-W by 52.9 miles N-S

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION

The Salt Lake International Airport is just 45 minutes from downtown Provo. Taxis, limousines, buses, and shuttles provide airport service to the Valley. The Provo Airport provides commercial flights on Allegiant Airlines to and from Mesa/Phoenix, Arizona, Los Angeles, California and Oakland, California.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

 Utah Transit Authority (UTA) provides over 100 bus routes. UTA also provides light-rail service, airport transportation, service to ski resorts in winter, and door-to-door transportation for disabled passengers.

TIME ZONE

Utah is in the Mountain Time Zone and uses Daylight Savings Time.

AREA CODES

 Utah's area codes are 801, 385 and 435. Unless otherwise noted, the area code for telephone numbers listed on this site is 801.

IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS

Traffic/Road Conditions/Transit Info: 511 Toll-free outside Utah 866-511-UTAH 
Services for the Disabled: 800-333-8824 
Time and Temperature: 801-467-8463 
Airport Information: 801-575-2400

EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS

Fire, Medical, or Police: 911 
Police (non emergency): 801-799-3000 
Highway Patrol Office:801-887-3800 
Highway Helpline (limited cellular): *11

VISIT UTAH COUNTY ONLINE: www.utahcountyonline.org

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