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City of Provo
Flag of Provo
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Location in Utah County and the state of Utah
Location in Utah County and the state of Utah
Coordinates: 40°14′40″N 111°39′39″W / 40.24444°N 111.66083°W / 40.24444; -111.66083Coordinates: 40°14′40″N 111°39′39″W / 40.24444°N 111.66083°W / 40.24444; -111.66083
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyUtah
Founded1849
IncorporatedApril 1850
Named forÉtienne Provost[1]
Government
 • TypeStrong mayor
 • MayorMichelle Kaufusi
 • Council ChairGary Winterton
Area
 • City44.2 sq mi (114.4 km2)
 • Land41.7 sq mi (107.9 km2)
 • Water2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)
Elevation
4,551 ft (1,387 m)
Population
 (2015)[2][3]
 • City115,264
 • Density2,609.5/sq mi (1,007.6/km2)
 • Metro
526,810
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Codes
84601-84606
FIPS code49-62470[4]
GNIS ID1444661[5]
Websitewww.provo.org

Provo is an American city in the state of Utah. It is in Utah County and is east of Utah Lake. It lies to the west of high mountain peaks in the Wasatch Range. 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.

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