Spanish Fork, UTAH

Statistics & Facts

The population of Spanish Fork is approximately 23,334 (2002).
The approximate number of families is 3,363 (1990).
The amount of land area in Spanish Fork is 19.667 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilo8meters.
Spanish Fork 84660 is positioned 40.11 degrees north of the equator and 111.63 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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General Information
Spanish Fork City is the first city in Utah to provide high speed internet and cable television to its local businesses and residents. The city has a very proud heritage, as evidenced by the many memorials located throughout the community.

Many high-profile companies have located in Spanish Fork, including the Banta Corporation, Klune Industries, Alcoa Engineered Products, Nature’s Sunshine, and Longview Fibre.

Spanish Fork saw substantial growth during the last decade, but especially between 1998 and 2000, when the city grew from 15,555 to 20,246 residents. Spanish Fork’s households, with an average of 3.45 people, are smaller than most of the county’s.

Origin of City’s Name
Spanish Fork was named after a river adjacent to the city’s original location, which was dubbed by the 1776 Dominguez-Escalante expedition.

Date of Incorporation: January 17, 1855

Did You Know?
Spanish Fork is the only city in Utah to have a growth boundary. This boundary helps direct and manage new residential and commercial growth. The city is also the only community in Utah to provide high speed internet and cable television to its businesses and residents.

Recreation   Crime  
Baseball Diamonds 11 Aggravated Assault 5
Bowling Alleys 1 Arson N/A
Covered Picnic Facilities 7 Auto Theft 17
Golf Courses 1 Burglary 76
Indoor Facilities N/A Larceny N/A
Parks 11 Murder/Suicide 2
Rodeo Grounds 1 Rape 4
Soccer/Football Fields 4 Robbery 0
Swimming Pools 1    
Tennis Courts 12    
Other: 4 volleyball courts, 1 public library, 1 skateboard park, 1 gun club, and 2 RV and Tent (camping) facilities.
 
       
Median Age: 24.1   Household Size: 3.45  

Largest Employer: Nebo School District: 2,371 employees

State Rank by Population: 27

Political Profile
Out of the 8,752 registered voters, 7,192 cast ballots in the 2000 November election.

Climate & Weather

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

History & History Related Items

Spanish Fork history:

The Icelandic Monument honors the first permanent Icelandic settlement in the United States. Spanish Fork is situated at the base of the Wasatch Range and has become the livestock center of Utah. Rodeos and livestock shows are held at the fairgrounds during the year.

Attractions

Spanish Fork attractions:

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Museum located at 400 N. and Main St. in Spanish Fork. Pioneer artifacts and displays. Tours are available. Call (801) 798-2310 for more information.

Utah Mountain Llamas at 8628 S. Main St. Call (801) 798-3559 for more information. There are more than 35 llamas and pot-bellied pigs on this farm. Llama rides are available to children weighing less than 70 pounds.

Utah County Fair at Spanish Fork Fairgrounds. 4-H, floral/horse shows, food, livestock, talent contest. Call (801) 798-5041 or 379-2400 for more information.

Spanish Fork
Government And Information

Spanish Fork City Hall
40 S Main St
Spanish Fork, UT 84660-2031
Phone: 801-798-5000

Spanish Fork, Utah Chamber Of Commerce

Spanish Fork Chamber
40 South Main, PO Box 567
Spanish Fork, Utah 84660-0567
Phone: (801) 798-8352
Fax (801) 798-5005

Spanish Fork, Utah Libraries

City Library
49 S Main St
Spanish Fork, UT 84660-2030
Phone: 801-798-5010

Spanish Fork, Utah Schools

Nebo School District
350 S. Main Street
Spanish Fork, Utah 84660
Phone: (801) 798-4000
Fax: 801-798-4010

Brockbank Elementary School

Address:
340 W 500 N
Spanish Fork, UT
84660-1430
Phone Number: (801) 798-4025

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Statistics for Brockbank Elem Sch:

School District: Nebo School District
County: Utah
Low Grade: KG
High Grade: 05
Locale: Urban Fringe of Mid-Size City
Charter: No
Magnet: No
Title 1 School: No
Title 1 School Wide:
Number of Students: 695
Number of Teachers: 30.80
Teacher to Student Percent: 22.60
Male: 363
Female: 332
Native American: 3
Asian: 5
Black: 7
Hispanic: 59
White: 621
Number of Students Receiving Free Lunch: 136
Number of Students Receiving Reduced Lunch: 78
Migrant Students: 34

Canyon Elementary School

Address:
1492 E 1240 S
Spanish Fork, UT
84660
Phone Number: (801) 798-4610

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Statistics for Canyon Elem School:

School District: Nebo School District
County: Utah
Low Grade: PK
High Grade: 05
Locale: “Rural, inside MSA”
Charter: No
Magnet: No
Title 1 School: No
Title 1 School Wide:
Number of Students: 613
Number of Teachers: 21.50
Teacher to Student Percent: 28.50
Male: 318
Female: 295
Native American: 6
Asian: 3
Black: 1
Hispanic: 24
White: 579
Number of Students Receiving Free Lunch: 36
Number of Students Receiving Reduced Lunch: 25
Migrant Students: 2

Landmark High

Address:
320 S Main
Spanish Fork, UT
84660-2408
Phone Number: (801) 798-4030

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Statistics for Landmark High:

School District: Nebo School District
County: Utah
Low Grade: 10
High Grade: 12
Locale: Urban Fringe of Mid-Size City
Charter: No
Magnet: No
Title 1 School: No
Title 1 School Wide:
Number of Students: 222
Number of Teachers: 8.20
Teacher to Student Percent: 27.10
Male: 118
Female: 104
Native American: 6
Asian: 2
Black: 0
Hispanic: 9
White: 205
Number of Students Receiving Free Lunch: 33
Number of Students Receiving Reduced Lunch: 8
Migrant Students: 0

Larsen Elementary School

Address:
1175 E Flonette Drive
Spanish Fork, UT
84660-2331
Phone Number: (801) 798-4035

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Statistics for Larsen Elementary School:

School District: Nebo School District
County: Utah
Low Grade: KG
High Grade: 05
Locale: Urban Fringe of Mid-Size City
Charter: No
Magnet: No
Title 1 School: No
Title 1 School Wide:
Number of Students: 746
Number of Teachers: 28.50
Teacher to Student Percent: 26.20
Male: 375
Female: 371
Native American: 2
Asian: 6
Black: 4
Hispanic: 19
White: 715
Number of Students Receiving Free Lunch: 96
Number of Students Receiving Reduced Lunch: 103
Migrant Students: 6

Park Elementary School

Address:
90 N 600 E
Spanish Fork, UT
84660-1913
Phone Number: (801) 798-4045

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Statistics for Park Elementary School:

School District: Nebo School District
County: Utah
Low Grade: KG
High Grade: 05
Locale: Urban Fringe of Mid-Size City
Charter: No
Magnet: No
Title 1 School: Yes
Title 1 School Wide: No
Number of Students: 444
Number of Teachers: 20.10
Teacher to Student Percent: 22.10
Male: 238
Female: 206
Native American: 9
Asian: 5
Black: 1
Hispanic: 22
White: 407
Number of Students Receiving Free Lunch: 100
Number of Students Receiving Reduced Lunch: 65
Migrant Students: 10

Rees Elementary School

Address:
185 E 400 N
Spanish Fork, UT
84660-1563
Phone Number: (801) 798-4055

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Statistics for Rees Elementary School:

School District: Nebo School District
County: Utah
Low Grade: PK
High Grade: 05
Locale: Urban Fringe of Mid-Size City
Charter: No
Magnet: No
Title 1 School: Yes
Title 1 School Wide: Yes
Number of Students: 307
Number of Teachers: 17.10
Teacher to Student Percent: 18.00
Male: 156
Female: 151
Native American: 5
Asian: 8
Black: 1
Hispanic: 42
White: 251
Number of Students Receiving Free Lunch: 96
Number of Students Receiving Reduced Lunch: 45
Migrant Students: 27

Spanish Fork High

Address:
99 N 300 W
Spanish Fork, UT
84660-1716
Phone Number: (801) 798-4060

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Statistics for Spanish Fork High:

School District: Nebo School District
County: Utah
Low Grade: 10
High Grade: 12
Locale: Urban Fringe of Mid-Size City
Charter: No
Magnet: No
Title 1 School: No
Title 1 School Wide:
Number of Students: 1679
Number of Teachers: 67.20
Teacher to Student Percent: 25.00
Male: 875
Female: 804
Native American: 10
Asian: 15
Black: 3
Hispanic: 70
White: 1581
Number of Students Receiving Free Lunch: 169
Number of Students Receiving Reduced Lunch: 95
Migrant Students: 7

Spanish Fork Jr High

Address:
600 S 820 E
Spanish Fork, UT
84660
Phone Number: (801) 798-4075

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Statistics for Spanish Fork Jr High:

School District: Nebo School District
County: Utah
Low Grade: 08
High Grade: 09
Locale: Urban Fringe of Mid-Size City
Charter: No
Magnet: No
Title 1 School: No
Title 1 School Wide:
Number of Students: 1199
Number of Teachers: 45.60
Teacher to Student Percent: 26.30
Male: 651
Female: 548
Native American: 6
Asian: 16
Black: 2
Hispanic: 64
White: 1111
Number of Students Receiving Free Lunch: 166
Number of Students Receiving Reduced Lunch: 111
Migrant Students: 3

Spanish Fork Middle

Address:
50 N 900 E
Spanish Fork, UT
84660-1902
Phone Number: (801) 798-4052

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Statistics for Spanish Fork Middle:

School District: Nebo School District
County: Utah
Low Grade: 06
High Grade: 07
Locale: Urban Fringe of Mid-Size City
Charter: No
Magnet: No
Title 1 School: No
Title 1 School Wide:
Number of Students: 1234
Number of Teachers: 44.70
Teacher to Student Percent: 27.60
Male: 633
Female: 601
Native American: 9
Asian: 14
Black: 7
Hispanic: 54
White: 1150
Number of Students Receiving Free Lunch: 179
Number of Students Receiving Reduced Lunch: 137
M
igrant Students: 32

Spanish Oaks Elementary School

Address:
2701 E Canyon Crest Dr
Spanish Fork, UT
84660
Phone Number: (801) 798-7411

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Statistics for Spanish Oaks Elementary School:

School District: Nebo School District
County: Utah
Low Grade: PK
High Grade: 05
Locale: Urban Fringe of Mid-Size City
Charter: No
Magnet: No
Title 1 School: No
Title 1 School Wide:
Number of Students: 492
Number of Teachers: 21.20
Teacher to Student Percent: 23.20
Male: 254
Female: 238
Native American: 0
Asian: 7
Black: 1
Hispanic: 24
White: 460
Number of Students Receiving Free Lunch: 48
Number of Students Receiving Reduced Lunch: 42
Migrant Students: 0

Young Parents

Address:
624 S 820 E
Spanish Fork, UT
84660
Phone Number: (801) 794-0065

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Statistics for Young Parents:

School District: Nebo School District
County: Utah
Low Grade: 09
High Grade: 12
Locale: Urban Fringe of Mid-Size City
Charter: No
Magnet: No
Title 1 School: No
Title 1 School Wide:
Number of Students: 24
Number of Teachers: 2.70
Teacher to Student Percent: 8.90
Male: 0
Female: 24
Native American: 0
Asian: 1
Black: 0
Hispanic: 3
White: 20
Number of Students Receiving Free Lunch: 8
Number of Students Receiving Reduced Lunch: 2
Migrant Students: 0

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Sources: Spanish Fork City Corp., U.S. Census, Utah County Elections, State Data Center, State Bureau of Criminal Identification, Assessors Office, “Utah: A Guide to the State,”by Ward Roylance, and “Utah Place Names,” by John Van Cott and County Realtors.