Genola, UTAH

Zip Code – 84655

Statistics & Facts
The population of Genola is approximately 1,136 (2002).
The approximate number of families is 190 (1990).
The amount of land area in Genola is 32.787 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.473 sq kilometers.
Genola is positioned 40.01 degrees north of the equator and 111.85 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Genola is Moderate. There are approximately 10 to 20 inches of snow each year with much more in the mountain areas.
Genola average annual rainfall is 16 inches per year
Genola average temperature is (January) 21 (July) 83 degrees F.

General Information
Genola is a rural town located in the southwest portion of Utah County. Most residents own small family farms or hobby farms, and a number of farmers raise alfalfa, barley, and other crops. Several dairies and a few orchards dot the community.

Geographically Genola is almost as large as Spanish Fork and Springville (nearly four square miles). Genola has 26 miles of roads. Genola’s population has continued a slow, but steady growth during the last ten years, averaging a 1.9% average annual rate of change. With 4.49 people per household and a median age of 21.6 years, Genola’s 224 households are among the youngest and largest in the county.

Origin of Genola’s Name
Original suggestions were Idlewild and Townsend, but early settlers drew out the name Genola, which has no particular meaning, from a random selection in a town meeting.

Date of Incorporation: 1935

Did You Know?
Genola was originally incorporated in order to install a municipal water system. The town manages and maintains its own roads.

Recreation   Crime *  
Baseball Diamonds 2 Aggravated Assault 1
Bowling Alleys 0 Arson 0
Covered Picnic Facilities 1 Auto Theft 4
Golf Courses 0 Burglary 16
Indoor Facilities 0 Larceny 58
Parks 1 Murder 0
Rodeo Grounds 1 Rape 0
Soccer/Football Fields 0 Robbery 1
Swimming Pools 0    
Tennis Courts 0    
Median Age: 21.6   Household Size: 4.49  

Largest Employer: Davis Brother’s Cabinets

Population: 965

State Rank by Population: 132

Political Profile
Out of the 391 registered voters, 363 cast ballots in the 2000 November election.

Sources: Mayor Neil Brown, Utah County Sheriff’s Department, US Census, Utah County Elections, “Utah Place Names” by John Van Cott.
*Law enforcment provided by Santaquin City.