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The population of Lehi is approximately 19,028 (2000), 47407 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,125 (2000), 12402 (2010).

The amount of land area in Lehi is 14.707 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lehi to Washington DC is 1915 miles. The distance to the Utah state capital is 30 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lehi is positioned 40.40 degrees north of the equator and 111.85 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Lehi elevation is 4,550 feet above sea level.
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Lehi location: about 26 miles south of Salt Lake City in northern Utah County near "point of the mountain"

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Climate & Weather

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

The Lehi area was settled in 1850 and was first known as Sulphur Springs, then Dry Creek, and then Evansville. Finally, in 1852, it was incorporated as the sixth city in the state. It was then renamed for Lehi, a leader in the Book of Mormon (one of the scriptures for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).
The settling of Lehi: 1850
The incorporation date of Lehi: 5 February 1852

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Lehi attractions:

Thanksgiving Point is a new, 550 acre, non-profit attraction in Lehi, Utah that includes a championship golf course designed by Johnny Miller and named among the top ten new public courses in the country by Golf Magazine. The project also includes a fine-dining restaurant, bakery, soda fountain, animal park, idea gardens, nursery, gift shop emporium, flower cottage, vegetable gardens, outdoor reception facilities, fishing pond, pony rides, and much more. The Museum of Ancient Life takes you on a trip back in time with not only skeletons, including a baby mammoth skeleton but also interactive and hands-on displays. In Farm Country you can get up close to your favorite farm animals. See the dairy display to find out how milk is produced and actually help milk the cows and feed the animals. The Thanksgiving Point institute includes classes on gardening, cooking, crafts, and golfing. In the year 2000, Thanksgiving Point will complete a 70 acre estate garden that will be open to the public.
Phone: 801-768-2300

John Hutchings Museum of Natural History
55 N. Center St., Lehi
Phone: 801-768-7180
The museum houses a large collection of pioneer and Native American artifacts, bird specimens, and a collection of minerals and fossils.
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Adults: $2.50
Children 12 and over and Seniors: $2.00
Children under 12: $1.50
(Hours & prices are current as of 2006)

Lehi Bus Tours - (801) 768-4578 or 768-8665
Bus tours of Lehi's historic sites are available. Points of interest include the original Pony Express route and other frontier locales.

Lehi Round-up Celebration - Citywide celebration includes parades, chuckwagon breakfast, cowboy poetry, PRCA rodeo, picnic, entertainment. Free admission to Hutchings Museum on Tuesday. Contact - Mel Anderson (801) 768-9926 or 768-7100

Camp Floyd State Park/Stagecoach Inn 25 miles SW of Lehi on SR73. Site of former military post from the mid 1800's. Nearby Stagecoach Inn was an overnight stop on the historic Overland stage and Pony Express route. Open daily from Easter weekend throu Oct. 15. Call for more information - (801) 768-8932 (during season) or (801) 254-9036 (year-round)

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