Eagle Mountain, UT
Eagle Mountain is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Provo–Orem, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is located to the west of the Lake Mountains, which are west of Utah Lake. It was incorporated December 3, 1996 and has been rapidly growing ever since. The population was 2,157 at the 2000 census. Although Eagle Mountain was a town in 2000, it has since been classified as a fifth-class city by state law. In its short history, the city has quickly become known for its rapid growth. As of 2008, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that the city had grown to 22,309.
Eagle Mountain is located at 40°18′22″N 112°0′35″W / 40.30611°N 112.00972°W / 40.30611; -112.00972 (40.305982, -112.009726), at the western and northern bases of the Lake Mountains in the flat Cedar Valley northeast of the city of Cedar Fort. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of (41.7 square miles (108.0 km2)).
SR-73 and Eagle Mountain Boulevard provide access to the city from Utah Valley and Salt Lake Valley, although the city center sits at least 15 miles (24 km) from the two valleys' main transportation corridor along Interstate 15. The Utah Department of Transportation is in the process of planning a western freeway for the Salt Lake Valley (the Mountain View Corridor), which would connect to SR-73 only a few miles from the city.