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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
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).
Mapleton average annual rainfall is 16 inches per year
Mapleton average temperature is (January) 21 (July) 83 degrees F.


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.

Here is a map page for the area.
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Moderate. There are approximately 10 to 20 inches of snow each year with much more in the mountain areas.

Here is a current weather page for the Mapleton area.
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History & History Related Items

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.
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The settling of Mapleton


The founding of Mapleton


The incorporation of Mapleton



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

City of Mapleton
125 W. Community Center Way
Mapleton, Utah 84664
Phone: 801-489-5655

Mapleton Chamber

Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce
51 S. University Ave., Suite 215
Provo, UT 84601
Phone: 801-851-2555

Mapleton Organizations

Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce
51 S. University Ave., Suite 215
Provo, UT 84601
Phone: 801-851-2555

Mapleton Libraries

Mapleton library information

Mapleton Schools

Students here attend schools in the Nebo School District.

Nebo School District
350 South Main
Spanish Fork, Utah 84660
phone: 801-798-4000 Mapleton


The population of Mapleton was:
1900 - 584
1910 - 534
1920 - 586
1930 - 663
1940 - 907
1950 - 1,175
1960 - 1,516
1970 - 1,980
1980 - 2,726
1990 - 3,572
1991 - 3,696
1992 - 3,850
1993 - 4,063
1994 - 4,391
1995 - 4,614
1996 - 4,781
1998 - 5,000
2000 - 5,809
2006 - 7,001
2009 - 8,440

Median age:
2000 - 24.9 years

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 921
2000 - 1,480

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 60,985
2009 - $ 71,944

Per Capita income:
2000 - $ 17,496
2009 - $ 22,085

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 202,600
2009 - $ 366,965

Mapleton is located in the Mountain Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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