Springville

Springville is a city in Utah CountyUtahUnited States that is part of the Provo-Orem Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 29,466 at the 2010 census.[3] Just minutes south of Provo, Springville is a bedroom community for commuters who work in the Provo-Orem and Salt Lake City metropolitan areas. Other neighboring cities include Spanish Fork and Mapleton.

Springville is known as “Art City” due to its strong development of the arts. Springville is home to the Springville Museum of Art, Utah’s oldest museum for the visual fine arts (circa 1937).[5] The museum, housed in a historic Spanish Colonial Revival-style building, showcases collections of many well-known artists, both local and national, including collections of Utah art, a major Soviet collection, early Americana, and the European Steed collection. Springville is the birthplace of noted sculptor Cyrus Dallin. The main street is dotted with bronze statues, including several from local sculptors Gary Price and Jeff Decker.

Springville is a thriving community which has experienced steady growth over the past ten years. The current population is projected to grow to more than 50,000 over the next ten years, in line with the dynamic future expansion of its commercial, office, retail, and industrial sectors along the city’s I-15 corridor.

Major businesses/employers in Springville include the following:

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1860 1,357
1870 1,661 22.4%
1880 2,312 39.2%
1890 2,849 23.2%
1900 4,322 51.7%
1910 3,356 −22.4%
1920 3,010 −10.3%
1930 3,748 24.5%
1940 4,796 28.0%
1950 6,475 35.0%
1960 7,913 22.2%
1970 8,790 11.1%
1980 12,101 37.7%
1990 13,950 15.3%
2000 20,424 46.4%
2010 29,466 44.3%

(source: Wikipedia.org)