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Mapleton is located approximately eight miles south of Provo, and fifty miles south of Salt Lake City. Its residents enjoy the small town feel and its beautiful setting next to the mountains. Mapleton receives its name from the groves of black maple trees found at the mouth of Maple Canyon.
Mapleton City is nestled against the majestic foothills of Sierra Bonita Mountain in the Wasatch Range. A unique community having the advantage of 60 percent of the land being undeveloped within the corporate boundaries of the City. The rural atmosphere combined with the friendliness of its citizens has and continues to attract new residents to the area. The current population is approximately 7,001 (July, 2006 Census estimate) with the State projecting a population of 20,000 in the Year 2020. To avoid jeopardizing the open space ambiance and spectacular views in every direction, the City has been and will be pro-active in its planning scope to accommodate diversified residential, commercial, and recreational interests.
Elementary Schools: Mapleton Elementary, Hobble Creek Elementary
Jr. High Schools: Mapleton Jr. High School
High Schools: Springville High School, Maple Mountain High School (2009)
Colleges/Universities: Utah Valley State College (Orem) - Brigham Young University (Private) (Provo)
Hospitals: Utah Valley Regional Medical Center - Provo (10 miles North) - Timpanogos Hospital - Orem (15 miles North) - Mountain View Hospital - Payson (10 miles South)
Mapleton’s largest employer is Nebo School District with 90+ employees.