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Pleasant Grove
Utah County, Utah


A Great Place to Grow
Utah's City of Trees

Page Contents for Pleasant Grove, Utah

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Pleasant Grove is approximately 35,201 (2009), 33509 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,334 (2000), 9381 (2010).
The amount of land area in Pleasant Grove is 22.6 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Pleasant Grove is 8.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pleasant Grove to Washington DC is 1908 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 34 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pleasant Grove is positioned 40.37 degrees north of the equator and 111.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Pleasant Grove elevation is 4,623 feet above sea level.
Pleasant Grove per capita income is $ 21,187 (2009).
Pleasant Grove median income is $ 63,213 (2009).
The Pleasant Grove median home price is $ 237,960 (2009).
Pleasant Grove average annual rainfall is 16 inches per year
Pleasant Grove average temperature is (January) 21 (July) 83 degrees F.


in Utah Valley south of Salt Lake City near the base of Mount Timpanogas. Other nearby communities include Lindon, Cedar Hills, American Fork, Highland, Vineyard, Orem, Alpine and Lehi.
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Moderate. There are approximately 10 to 20 inches of snow each year with much more in the mountain areas.
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moderate. Here is a weather page for Pleasant Grove and the area, complete with a number of links.
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History & History Related Items

Settled in 1849, Pleasant Grove originally was known as Battle Creek because of a skirmish between the settlers and Ute Indians. It was later renamed after a nearby grove of trees. It was founded on 13 September 1850 with just a small group of settlers. It was incorporated as a town on 18 January 1855. Points of interest include Native American trails winding through Grove Creek and Battle Creek canyons.
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Annual Strawberry Days,"The best strawberries and cream in the world", A citywide festival including diverse and fun activities. Parades, bake sales, tournaments, boutique, displays, old-fashioned contests, rodeo and carnival.

Heritage Festival

See photos of Pleasant Grove and the area.

Manila Park
1555 North 100 East
Pleasant Grove, Utah
This park includes many sports facilities and a walking path. Also part of Manila Park is Novell's Childrens' Discovery Park, a one acre part of science learning and a playground for all ages.

Christa McAuliffe Space Education Center
Located inside Central Elementary School, Alpine School District
95 North 400 East
P.G., Utah 84062
Phone: 801-785-8713
Summer Camps and Private Group Parties available all year!
The Space Center is an unique and unparalleled experience that combines both the fun of exploration and learning with a simulated and futuristic adventure story.
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Pleasant Grove City Government

City of Pleasant Grove
City Hall - 70 S. 100 East
Pleasant Grove, Utah 84062
Phone: 801 785-5045

Pleasant Grove has a Mayor-City Council form of government. There are four members on the council.

Pleasant Grove Chamber

Pleasant Grove Chamber of Commerce
Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce

Pleasant Grove Organizations

Pleasant Grove Chamber of Commerce
Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce

Pleasant Grove Libraries

Pleasant Grove Public Library
30 E. Center St.
Pleasant Grove, Utah 84062
Phone: (801) 785-3950

Pleasant Grove Schools

Alpine School District
575 North 100 East
American Fork, UT 84003
Phone: 801-756-8400

Pleasant Grove High School
700 East 200 South
Phone: 801-785-8700 Pleasant Grove


The population of Pleasant Grove was:
1855 - 623
1890 - 1,926
1900 - 2,460
1910 - 1,618
1920 - 1,682
1930 - 1,754
1940 - 1,941
1950 - 3,195
1960 - 4,772
1970 - 5,327
1980 - 10,833
1990 - 13,476
1991 - 13,821
1992 - 14,201
1993 - 14,798
1994 - 16,381
1995 - 17,901
1996 - 19,357
2000 - 23,468
2005 - 29,376
2008 - 33,798
2009 - 35,201

Population Density:
2000 - 2,691.5 persons per square mile

Median age:
2000 - 24 years

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 3,549
2000 - 6,334

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 52,036
2009 - $ 63,213

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 15,268
2009 - $ 21,187

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 161,500
2009 - $ 237,960

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

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