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10 Interesting Facts About Draper, Utah

Facts About Draper

  • Draper is a city in Salt Lake and Utah counties in the U.S. state of Utah.
  • Draper is part of two metropolitan areas: the Salt Lake County portion is included in the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, while the Utah County portion is part of the Provo-Orem metropolitan area.
  • Draper City is nestled in the far southeast corner of the Salt Lake Valley, with the Wasatch Mountain Range on the east and the Traverse Ridge Mountain on the south.
  • The city has a total area of 30.1 square miles, of which 30.1 square miles is land and 0.015 square miles, or 0.05%, is water.
  • The geographic Coordinates of Draper are 40°30′53″N 111°52′23″W.
  • The average temperatures in winter and summer respectively are 30 °F to 50 °F, and 80 °F to 100 °F.
  • Draper was incorporated as a city in 1978.
  • The estimated population of Draper is 48,000, as of 2019.
  • Draper was named after William Draper III, a Mormon bishop.
  • Draper was first settled in the early 1800s, over the years the area developed rapidly by 1852 and The first post office of the area was established in 1854.

 

Facts About Draper, Utah
Facts About Draper, Utah

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