About This Place
Alpine is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Provo–Orem, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 9555 at the 2010 census. Alpine has been one of the many quickly-growing cities of Utah since the 1970s, and especially the 1990s. It is located on the slopes of the Wasatch Range north of Highland and American Fork. The west side of the city also runs above the Wasatch Fault. The city is so named because when it was first settled, the Latter-day Saint Prophet Brigham Young visited and said the town reminded him of the Swiss Alps.
Alpine is located at 40°27′23″N 111°46′25″W / 40.45639°N 111.77361°W / 40.45639; -111.77361 (40.456374, -111.773693).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.2 square miles (18.6 km²); none of that area is covered with water, although a number of small mountain streams run through the city on years with sufficient rainfall.