Eagle Mountain, UTAH
Eagle Mountain is one of Utah’s newest towns. It is one of the very few towns since Pioneer times that was planned before it was incorporated.
When fully developed, Eagle Mountain will be a pedestrian-friendly community that will make it possible for many residents to access shops and services within walking distance from their homes. This new-age community may be the first in Utah designed with a recognition of the profound changes taking place in the work environment due to telecommunications. Wide band communication links (fiber optics) are available to every address. Eagle Mountain offers an abundance of business sites, including industrial property and reasonably-priced business campus environments. A new airport with taxiway access for corporate operations is in the development stages.
Since its incorporation at the end of 1996, Eagle Mountain has grown from 490 residents to 2,157. With a median age of 21.1, Eagle Mountain residents are some of the youngest in the county.
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Origin of Eagle Mountain’s Name
The name Eagle Mountain was suggested by the town’s founders as they watched numerous eagles from an observation point on the slopes along the eastern edge of town.
Date of Incorporation: December 14, 1996.
Did You Know?
Eagle Mountain’s core developmental area will be the prime Utah example of “New Urbanism” or “Traditional Neighborhood Design.” The town’s open space planning allows agricultural operations to co-exist with development. The historic Pony Express Trail crosses Eagle Mountain.
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State Rank by Population: 95
Out of the 1,165 registered voters, 835 cast ballots in the 2000 November election.
Statistics & Facts
The population of Eagle Mountain is approximately 6,213 (2002).
The amount of land area in Eagle Mountain is 42 sq. miles.
Eagle Mountain is positioned 40.39 degrees north of the equator and 111.86 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Eagle Mountain elevation is 4,850 to 5,350 feet above sea level.
The city tree is the Juniper.
The city bird is the American Bald Eagle.
Eagle Mountain location: a little more than 25 miles south of Salt Lake City and immediately west of Utah Lake and Provo. It is about 27 miles from Provo if you go around the north end of Utah Lake. Eagle Mountain is about twelve miles from Lehi.
Climate & Weather
The climate for Eagle Mountain is Moderate. There are approximately 10 to 20 inches of snow each year with much more in the mountain areas.
Eagle Mountain average annual rainfall is 16 inches per year
Eagle Mountain average annual precipitation is 8-12 inches per year.
Eagle Mountain average temperature is (January) 21 (July) 83 degrees F.
History of Eagle Mountain
The incorporation date of Eagle Mountain: 14 December 1996
Eagle Mountain attractions:
Eagle Mountain Electronic Village
Eagle Mountain is the 3rd Largest City in Utah in Land area.
Learn more about Eagle Mountain
Sources: Eagle Mountain City, Utah County Association of Realtors, Utah County Elections, Sources: City Clerk