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84020

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Draper is approximately 19,004 (1997), 42274 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,468 (1990), 11544 (2010).

The amount of land area in Draper is 78.399 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.016 sq kilometers.
The distance from Draper to Washington DC is 1916 miles. The distance to the Utah state capital is 23 miles. (as the crow flies)
Draper is positioned 40.49 degrees north of the equator and 111.86 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Draper elevation is 4,200-5,200 feet above sea level.
Draper median income is $56,400 (1995).

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Location

Draper location: 25 minutes south from downtown Salt Lake City, in the southeast corner of the valley.

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Climate & Weather

Draper average annual precipitation is 16.18 inches per year.
Draper average annual snowfall is 64.5 inches per year.
The average low temperature is 40 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 64 degrees F.
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Draper history:

Draper was first called South Willow Creek. Ebenezer Brown, Phoebe-his wife, and their five children are acknowledged as the first settlers of Draper in 1849. They farmed the land and raised cattle to sell to emigrants going to the gold fields in the far west. The name of their home was Draper Fort. When a post office was established there about 1854, the name was changed to Draperville Post Office, then to just Draperville later. The name was for William Draper, who was the first Presiding Elder of the Mormon Church at that time. The winter of 1855-56 found the settlers in Fort Draper and then in the spring, they left the safety of the Fort to build homes and irrigation systems, and further establish the community. The city was incorporated on 22 February 1978.
The incorporation date of Draper: 22 February 1978

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