Facts

About the City

Origin of City's Name
Named after a river adjacent to the city's original location, which was dubbed by the 1776 Dominguez-Escalante expedition.

Date of Incorporation
January 17, 1855

Did You Know
Spanish Fork originally began as an outgrowth of Palmyra, but as the community developed, Palmyra diminished and became the northwest suburb of Spanish Fork. In the early days, both settlements existed with one fort, Fort St. Luke.

Population
40,800 (Estimated on December 31, 2017)