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The population of Mapleton is approximately 8,440 (2009), 7979 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,480 (2000), 2039 (2010).

The amount of land area in Mapleton is 23.931 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Mapleton is 12.00 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mapleton to Washington DC is 1898 miles. The distance to the Utah state capital is 53 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mapleton is positioned 40.12 degrees north of the equator and 111.57 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Mapleton elevation is 4,724 feet above sea level.
Mapleton per capita income is $22,085 (2009).
Mapleton median income is $71,944 (2009).

The Mapleton median home price is $366,965 (2009).

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Mapleton location: about one hour South of Salt Lake City and about ten minutes South of Provo on I-15. It lies at the foot of Sierra Bonita Mountain also known as Maple Mountain to local residents. Springville is 1 1/2 miles to the North and Spanish Fork is 1.9 miles to the West. Other nearby communities include: Palmyra, Salem, Benjamin, Lake Shore and Woodland Hills.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Mapleton is Moderate. There are approximately 10 to 20 inches of snow each year with much more in the mountain areas.

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Mapleton average annual rainfall is 16 inches per year
Mapleton average temperature is (January) 21 (July) 83 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Mapleton history:

The first permanent settlers came to Mapleton about 1870. A rural community, it was founded in 1900 as Union Bench. Maple Canyon and Hobble Creek Canyon offer scenic drives. To the east of Mapleton is Sierra Bonita Mountain. Here is a history page for Mapleton which provides more details on the city's history.

An outgrowth of Springville, the city was named after the groves of maple trees in the area. It was originally called Union Bench by a group of early settlers who grazed livestock on the bench south of Springville.
The settling of Mapleton: 1850
The founding of Mapleton: 1900
The incorporation date of Mapleton: 1948

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Mapleton attractions:

Mapleton Town Square includes the 1941 LDS ward building, a park, the 1910 town hall and pioneer homes.

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