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Lindon
Utah County, Utah

ZipCodes
84042




Page Contents for Lindon, Utah

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Lindon is approximately 7,000 1998, 10070 2010.
The approximate number of families is 902 1990, 2518 2010.
The amount of land area in Lindon is 21.834 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.486 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lindon to Washington DC is 1907 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 36 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lindon is positioned 40.34 degrees north of the equator and 111.71 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lindon average annual rainfall is 16 inches per year
Lindon average temperature is January 21 July 83 degrees F.

Location

between Utah Lake and the Wasatch Range.
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Climate


Moderate. There are approximately 10 to 20 inches of snow each year with much more in the mountain areas.
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History & History Related Items

The area was first settled in 1850 by Mormon pioneers, Lindon was initially known as Stringtown because all the homes were built along one road. That road later became US Highway 89. Next door was Grove Fort, later to become Pleasant Grove. By 1901, the area was becoming more populated. Mail was dropped off at an old linden tree in the area. Local leaders petitioned the government for a formal post office to be named Linden. When the paperwork was returned approved, they found the name was spelled Lindon rather than Linden. The error was never corrected. When Lindon was incorporated on 5 March 1924, it had been separated from Pleasant Grove. The new city’s layout was unique from other valley cities. The land was divided into clusters and subdivisions rather than along stream beds. Water was diverted along the new lines.
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Attractions


Valley Center Playhouse at 780 N. 200 E. in Lindon. Comedies year round, Fri, Sat, Mon. Please call 801 785-1186 or 224-5310 for more information.

Lindon Days
Held each year in August with concerts, athletics, fireworks, parades and a family picnic.
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Economy & Industry


growing. Where the economy was mainly focused on agricultural output, more and more commercial development has taken place, particularly along the I-15 corridor.
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Lindon City Government

City of Lindon
100 North State Street
Lindon, Utah 84042
Phone: 801 785-5043
Fax: 801-785-4510
Lindon is governed by a mayor and five city council members.

Lindon Chamber

Lindon/Pleasant Grove Chamber
PO Box 712
Pleasant Grove, Utah 84062-0712
Phone: 785-6057
Fax 785-5667

Lindon Organizations

Lindon/Pleasant Grove Chamber
PO Box 712
Pleasant Grove, Utah 84062-0712
Phone: 785-6057
Fax 785-5667

Lindon Schools

Alpine School District
50 N. Center Street
American Fork 84003
Phone: 756-8400
Lindon

Miscellany

The population of Linden was:
1990 - 3,818
1991 - 3,997
1992 - 4,181
1993 - 4,507
1994 - 4,890
1995 - 5,324
1996 - 5,941
1998 - 7,000

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