City of Orem Information

The City of Orem was incorporated in 1919. The high point in the City is 5,232 feet above sea level (upper water tank). The low point is 4,494 feet above sea level (Spring Water Park). The elevation at State Street and Center Street is 4,771.7 feet above sea level. The City is 18.24 square miles (or 11,674 acres).

There are 20 public schools in the City:
3 High Schools; 3 Junior High Schools; 14 Elementary Schools

Orem is home to Utah Valley University, the largest public university in the state of Utah.