About This Place
Lehi ( /liːhaɪ/) is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. It is named after Lehi, a prophet in the Book of Mormon. The population was 19,028 at the 2000 census, while a 2008 estimate placed the population at 46,802. The center of population of Utah is located in Lehi.
Lehi is part of the Provo–Orem, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area.
A group of Mormon pioneers settled the area now known as Lehi in the fall of 1850, at a place called Dry Creek, in the northernmost part of Utah Valley, near the head of Utah Lake. It was renamed Evansville in 1851, after David Evans, a local bishop in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Other historical names include Sulphur Springs and Snow’s Springs.