city in northern Utah
NW of Provo; Utah city; City near Utah Lake; Utah County city;
Beehive State city; Utah's fourth-largest city
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in English language:
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Clarkson – Orem Utah
is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States, in the
north-central part of the state. It is adjacent to Provo, Lindon,
and Vineyard and is about 45 miles (72 km) south of Salt Lake
City. Orem is one of the principal cities of the Provo-Orem, Utah
Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Utah and
Juab counties. The population was 84,324 at the 2000 census,
while the 2008 estimates placed it at 93,250, making it the
sixth-largest city in Utah. Utah Valley University is located in
Orem. The Orem Owlz of the minor league baseball Pioneer League
play their home games at the college.
uses the moniker "Family City USA". In fact, in 2010
Forbes rated it the 5th best place to raise a family. At one time
the area was known as Sharon, a Biblical name for a mostly level
strip of land running between mountains and the sea and the name
of the birth town of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints founder Joseph Smith. Another former name was Provo Bench.
In an apparent attempt to attract more investment to the town and
provide an easy way for the large population of farmers with
orchards to ship produce, in 1914 it was named after Walter C.
Orem, who operated a railroad line in the area. Orem was
incorporated in 1919.
to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of
18.4 square miles (47.8 km²), all of it land.
City of Orem is located on the eastern shore of Utah Lake. It
borders Provo, Utah on the east and south, and is located at the
base of Mount Timpanogos.
is also popular for its Summerfest celebration and parade which
take place in June, also the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival. In
addition, Orem has more square area of parks as compared to city
size than any other city in Utah.
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