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Levan
Juab County, Utah

ZipCodes
84639




Page Contents for Levan, Utah

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Levan is approximately 450 1995, 841 2010.
The approximate number of families is 184 1990, 299 2010.
The amount of land area in Levan is 1.939 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Levan to Washington DC is 1977 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 88 miles. (as the crow flies)
Levan is positioned 39.55 degrees north of the equator and 111.86 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Levan elevation is 5,010 feet above sea level.

Location

in central Utah, 41 miles from Provo. Nearby communities include Nephi, MOroni, Wales and Fountain Green.
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History & History Related Items

In 1854, Levan was the place where the Walker War was ended when Brigham Young passed the Pipe of Peace with Chief Walker. Later, in September 1867, The name of LeVan was chosen by Brigham Young as the name for the townsite. The word means the rear portion of a moving army. Though this is the common story for the naming of the town, many residents say the real story is different. They say that Levan was named such because it is navel spelled backwards. Navel meaning the center as Levan is the center of the state. After the site was surveyed and the name chosen in 1867, settlers began to come in March, 1868. When the railroad came through the area, several small towns grew rapidly. Of these, Juab and Levan thrived. Juab was not able to sustain its growth, but Levan remains a nice small town on the ridge of the Juab Valley.
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Attractions

Learn all about Central Utah
serving portions of Juab, SanPete and Sevier Counties.

Major community activities each year include a Birthday Party each February to celebrate the settlement of the town. In July, on the 24th, is Pioneer Day with parades, games and food. A program and dinner are held for the community each year during the Christmas holidays.
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Levan City Government

City Hall - 20 N. Main
Phone: 801 623-1959 Levan

Miscellany

The population for Levan was:
1990 - 416
1995 - 450

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