Eagle Mountain in Utah County Info
Eagle Mountain is a city in Utah County and Salt Lake County. It is located along Utah State Route 73, between the northern part of Utah Lake and the Oquirrh Mountains. Eagle Mountain is about 40 miles away from Salt Lake City and 30 miles from Provo, both of which can be easily reached by nearby Interstate 15. The zip code of Eagle Mountain is 84005.
Eagle Mountain is a planned community that has been rapidly growing. The city is full of new buildings and infrastructures surrounded by a beautiful mountainous terrain. The quality of life in Eagle Mountain is great with excellent new business openings and superb municipal services. Eagle Mountain includes prime real estate due to its great location and growth boom.
Eagle Mountain has a population of more than 20,000 people, with an estimated growth of over 30,000 residents by 2010. The city has a total area of 41.7 square miles with a population density of over 500 people per square mile. It is located at high altitudes of over 4,800 feet above sea level.
The racial demographics of Eagle Mountain are mostly white accounting for more than 95% of the population.
Eagle Mountain is served by the Alpine School District and is home to Eagle Valley Elementary School, Pony Express Elementary School, Hidden Hollow Elementary School, and few charter schools.
Eagle Mountain is home to plenty of recreational facilities and programs, including the newly built Pony Express Skate Park. The Ranches Golf Club includes an 18 hole golf course in a spectacular environment of mountains and Utah Lake.
Utah County is located in northern Utah and is surrounded by six other counties of Tooele, Wasatch, Juab, Sanpete, Carbon, and Duchesne. Although Utah County lies about 20 miles south of Salt Lake City, the county is not part of the Salt Lake City Metropolitan Area. Rather, Utah County forms the Provo-Orem Metropolitan Statistical Area, which makes the county a major center of business, culture, education, shopping, and recreation in the state of Utah.
Most of the residential communities of Utah County are located in Utah Valley, an area east of Utah Lake and west of the Wasatch Mountains. This Utah Valley region consists of rapidly growing suburban communities in a scenic environment. The areas west of Utah Lake are mostly rural, but include several growing communities surrounded by Lake Mountains and Oquirrh Mountains. Many of Utah County's communities are located at high altitudes of several thousand feet above sea level. One of the most famous mountains in the county is the beautiful Mount Timpanogos, overlooking many of the suburban communities. Interstate 15 cuts right through the Utah Valley, allowing convenient road access for most of the county's communities locally, as well as up north to Salt Lake City.
Utah County paints the image of a modern and rapidly growing suburban communities, with an array of new homes, parks, schools, recreational facilities, businesses, infrastructures, and much more. The light colored buildings surrounded by green foliage, mountains and Utah Lake create a stunning atmosphere that's present through most of Utah County.
According to the U.S. census of 2000, Utah County has a population of more than 368,000 people, and is rapidly growing. The county has a total area of 2,141 square miles with 143 square miles of water.
Utah County is home to more than 35 total communities, many of them cities and towns, with some unincorporated areas. The county seat is Provo, the largest city in the county and third largest city in Utah with a population of over 117,000 people. Additional large cities in Utah County include Orem, the sixth largest city in the state of Utah with over 84,000 residents.
The most notable geographical feature of Utah County is Utah Lake, largest natural freshwater lake in Utah covering 96,900 total acres right in the middle of the county. Utah Lake is a major recreational area in the county, offering water sports, including boating, sailing, water skiing, and fishing. The main marina for Utah Lake is located in Utah Lake State Park.
Additionally Utah County offers excellent recreational opportunities with hundreds of new city and town parks, and dozens of world class golf courses with pro shops, club houses, driving ranges, all in a scenic environment.