Heber City

Heber City, Utah is a small town located at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, just 10 minutes East of Midway and a 15 minute drive.  The town sits at an elevation of 5,604 feet and has a population of over 16,000 residents.  Heber City is known for its stunning natural beauty, with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

The history of Heber City dates back to the mid-1800s when it was founded by Mormon pioneers. The town was named after Heber C. Kimball, an early leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Today, visitors can explore the town's rich history at the Heber Valley Railroad Museum and the Wasatch County Museum.

Heber City also boasts a vibrant food scene with a variety of restaurants that cater to all tastes. For breakfast, check out the Main Street Social, which offers classic breakfast dishes with a modern twist. For lunch, head over to Spin Cafe, which serves up delicious sandwiches and salads made with locally-sourced ingredients. And for dinner, you can't go wrong with the Back 40 Ranch House Grill, which features hearty dishes like steaks and burgers made with grass-fed beef.

One notable community in Heber City is Red Ledges, a luxury mountain community that offers stunning homes and a world-class golf course. The Jack Nicklaus Signature Course at Red Ledges is an 18-hole championship course that was designed to blend seamlessly into the natural landscape. The course offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys and is sure to challenge even the most seasoned golfer.

If golf isn't your thing, there are plenty of other outdoor activities to enjoy in Heber City. During the winter months, visitors can hit the slopes at the nearby Deer Valley and Park City Mountain resorts. In the summer, the town is a hub for hiking, mountain biking, and fishing in the Provo River.

In addition to its natural beauty and outdoor activities, Heber City is also home to several cultural events throughout the year. The Heber Valley Western Music and Cowboy Poetry Gathering is a popular event that celebrates the town's western heritage with music, poetry, and art. The Swiss Days festival is another annual event that celebrates the town's Swiss heritage with traditional music, dance, and food.

Heber City, Utah is a charming town that offers a little something for everyone. Its stunning natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant food scene make it a must-visit destination in northern Utah. And for golfers, the Red Ledges community is a world-class destination that offers some of the best golfing in the country. So whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, history buff, or foodie, Heber City is sure to delight and inspire.

Overview for Heber City, UT

16,341 people live in Heber City, where the median age is 26 and the average individual income is $28,434. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Heber City, UT

Heber City has 4,504 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Heber City do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,341 people call Heber City home. The population density is 3,429.828 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Heber City, UT

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The following schools are within or nearby Heber City. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Heber Valley School
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Wasatch Learning Academy
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J.R. Smith School
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