Fountain Green, Utah

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Fountain Green, Utah
City
Location in Sanpete County and the state of Utah.
Location in Sanpete County and the state of Utah.
Coordinates: 39°37′40″N 111°38′22″W / 39.62778°N 111.63944°W / 39.62778; -111.63944Coordinates: 39°37′40″N 111°38′22″W / 39.62778°N 111.63944°W / 39.62778; -111.63944
Country United States
State Utah
County Sanpete
Settled March 1859
Founded by George W. Johnson
Named for Springs and meadows
Area
 • Total 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 5,899 ft (1,798 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 1,077
 • Density 672.2/sq mi (259.5/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84632
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-26720[1]
GNIS feature ID 1441187[2]

Fountain Green is a city in Sanpete County, Utah, United States. The population was 1071 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Fountain Green is located at 39°37′40″N 111°38′22″W / 39.627653°N 111.639310°W / 39.627653; -111.639310 (39.627653, -111.639310).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.7 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 562
1880 881 56.8%
1890 677 −23.2%
1900 755 11.5%
1910 875 15.9%
1920 1,169 33.6%
1930 982 −16.0%
1940 988 0.6%
1950 767 −22.4%
1960 544 −29.1%
1970 467 −14.2%
1980 578 23.8%
1990 578 0.0%
2000 945 63.5%
2010 1,071 13.3%
Est. 2012 1,077 0.6%

As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 1071 people, and 370 households, 88.4% of which were occupied housing units. The population density was 705 people per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 89.07% White, 0.10% African American, 0.60% Native American, and 1.73% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.50% of the population.

Education[edit]

Fountain Green is located in the North Sanpete School District and contains an elementary school. Students attend North Sanpete Middle School in Moroni and North Sanpete High School in Mount Pleasant.

Events[edit]

The annual city celebration is Lamb Day. Held in July of each year, it is famous for its underground pit cooking of over 30 lambs that are made into delicious lamb sandwiches. The event includes a play, mutton busting, carnival, softball games, fun run, and a great parade down State Street.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.