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Provo, Utah
View from the BYU campus

Motto: "Making Life Better"
Provo, Utah is located in Utah
Provo, Utah
Location within the state of Utah
Coordinates: 40°14′39.92″N 111°39′38.89″W / 40.2444222°N 111.6608028°W / 40.2444222; -111.6608028Coordinates: 40°14′39.92″N 111°39′38.89″W / 40.2444222°N 111.6608028°W / 40.2444222; -111.6608028
Country United States
State Utah
County Utah
Founded 1849
Incorporated April 1850
Named for Étienne Provost
 • Type Strong Mayor Municipal Format
 • Mayor John R. Curtis
 • Council Chair Rick Healey
 • City 41.8 sq mi (108.2 km2)
 • Land 41.7 sq mi (107.9 km2)
 • Water 2.1 sq mi (5.6 km2)
Elevation 4,551 ft (1,387 m)
Population (2010)[1][2]
 • City 112,488
 • Density 2,697.6/sq mi (1,042.5/km2)
 • Metro 526,810
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 84601-84606
Area code(s) 385, 801
FIPS code 49-62470[3]
GNIS feature ID 1444661[4]

Provo is an American city in the state of Utah. It is in Utah County on the Utah Lake. It is home to Brigham Young University. The city is the third largest city in the state. It has a population of 105,166 people.