Utah County is located in central Utah about 44 miles south of the Salt Lake metropolitan area. It is a diverse area with everything from urbanized areas to wide open spaces. Utah County is replete with numerous cultural, retail, commercial, entertainment and recreational opportunities within its varying land areas.
Utah County consists of 2,143.5 square miles and has the second largest population of all the counties in Utah. Utah Lake covers an average of 132.6 square miles. Elevation in the county varies from 11,928 feet at the highest point on Mt. Nebo to the low point at 4,480 feet on the Jordan River Flood Plain.
Average low winter temperatures: 14 degrees; average high summer temperatures: 92 degrees; average precipitation: 14.2 inches.