Learn about Springville, Utah. Below you can find community information, including vital statistics, information on local schools as well as resources for finding real estate listings and homes for sale in Springville.
One of the most important features of the Springville location is Hobble Creek, a stream draining the modest watershed of Hobble Creek Canyon. Springs from both forks of the canyon feed the creek above what is now the Hobble Creek Golf Course, but irrigation keeps Hobble Creek from flowing perennially. These springs and others north of town give Springville its name, although it was first called Hobble Creek.
Springville is known as “Art City” because strong development of the Arts. Its respected Museum of Art, a historic Spanish -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 has a thriving community which has experienced steady growth over the past ten years. The current 26,000 population is projected to more than double over the next sixteen years in line with the dynamic future expansion of its commercial, office, retail, and industrial sectors along the city’s I-15 corridor.
Art City Days is one of the first city celebrations of the summer season in Utah Valley. The citizens of this city join in a variety of activities to celebrate their community and the warmer weather. Activities include a parade, hot air balloons, contests, and sporting events.
Springville’s largest employers include Stouffer Foods Corporation, with over 500 employees, and Valtek, which has more than 400 employees. There are five elementary schools and one junior high school, one middle school, and one high school in Springville. Most of the community are LDS and attend twenty-nine wards in four stakes. The Presbyterian Church has been active in the community since its establishment in 1880.
Single-family new house construction building permits:
- 1996: 147 buildings, average cost: $151,500
- 1997: 167 buildings, average cost: $159,300
- 1998: 298 buildings, average cost: $135,500
- 1999: 281 buildings, average cost: $133,200
- 2000: 198 buildings, average cost: $139,300
- 2001: 282 buildings, average cost: $135,100
- 2002: 193 buildings, average cost: $136,600
- 2003: 209 buildings, average cost: $143,700
- 2004: 244 buildings, average cost: $146,800
- 2005: 287 buildings, average cost: $156,300