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Provo is the seat of Utah County. It lies 40 miles south of Salt Lake City along I-15.

The city's name is derived from that of Etienne Provo, an early fur trapper. The region was first visited in 1776 by a party of exploring Spanish missionaries led by Father Silvestre Escalante. The city was founded in 1849 by Mormon pioneers, and from 1865 to 1868, successfully staved off attacks by Native Americans.

Today Provo, population 105,166, is the third largest city in the state. It is the region's recreational, educational and industrial hub. A major employment source is a large steel mill nearby. The area average monthly temperature for January is a high of 39.8 degrees and a low of 21.6. In July, the high is 93.1 and the low, 59.8. Points of interest include Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Provo Peak, a state fish hatchery and a wild bird refuge. The city is a jumping-off point to several ski resorts.

Provo is part of the Provo-Orem, Utah metro area.

Arcadia Apartments | Lilac Place Apartments | Econo Lodge | Heather Cove Condominiums | Utah Valley Hospital School of Radiology |
Art Museum of Art |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Econo Lodge Provo Airport | Hines Mansion Bed & Breakfast |
Highways, Byways, and Scenic Drives Uinta National Forest |
Education American Institute of Medical-Dental Tec | Brigham Young University | Brigham Young University | David O McKay School of Education | Marriott School of Management | New Haven |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Bajio Mexican Grill | Bombay House | Chinatown Restaurant | Hollywood Juice Cafe | Magleby's Restaurant | Oak Grill | The Tree Room |
Golf East Bay Golf Course | Utah State Hospital-Psychiatric |
History Earth Science Museum | Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum |
Public Libraries Provo City Library | Provo City Library |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Best Western Columbian Inn | Best Western Columbian Inn | Best Western Cottontree Inn | Colony Inn Suites-National 9 | Comfort Inn University | Courtyard By Marriott | Courtyard By Marriott Provo | Days Inn | Days Inn Provo Ut | Fairfield Inn By Marriott | Hampton Inn | Hampton Inn Provo | Holiday Inn Provo | Howard Johnson | Howard Johnson Provo Hotel | Marriott Provo | Provo Travelodge | Uptown Motel |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Tom Heal Commercial Real Estate |
Shopping Bevs Enchanted Cottage |
Sports and Sporting Events High Country Rafting | Mt Nebo Trail |
Transportation Provo Municipal Airport |
Utah Counties Utah County |
Utah State Parks Utah Lake State Recreation Area |

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