American Fork, Utah Real Estate

    American Fork

    American Fork balances the small town charm with big city retail and opportunities. About sixty percent of American Fork residents hold college degrees, and the state of Utah has an unmatched number of bilingual residents. The freeway runs in the center of American Fork, which makes it easy to get from point A to point B. Utah Transit is another great way to get around. The buses take you to many different locations and there is a front-runner (train) that can take you all the way down to Provo or up north to Salt Lake.

    American Fork is popular for its outdoor recreational activities available for the public. There is a popular Fox Hollow Golf Course and fitness center with year- round programs. The City’s central location makes Utah’s 15 spectacular national parks, monuments, and recreation areas within a half-day’s drive. American Fork’s well-educated work force, way of life, and low business costs make American Fork a great place to live for families and businesses.

    A Little History

    American Fork has a great celebration doing “Steel Days” in honor of the economic importance of the Columbia Steel Plant built during WWII, which was closed in 2001. The Steel Days celebrations includes parades, cooking contests, dances, golf tournaments, and much more exciting activities for all ages.

    Quick Facts

    Population (2013) – 27,813

    Area – 7.5 sq. miles

    Go-to Places for American Fork

    MT Timpanogos Temple – MT Timpanogos Temple is architecturally beautiful and the temple grounds are pristine to look at and are open to visitors.

    The Meadows – Located in American Fork, the meadows is a strip mall with just about every retailer a person could need as well as many delicious restaurants to eat at. The Meadows also has a nice movie theater, great for date nights or family outings.

    American Fork Canyon – Known for its great hiking, rock climbing, camping, fishing, hiking, and biking; there is much to do in the American Fork Canyon. The Alpine Loop Scenic Backway is also a great way to enjoy the beauty of American Fork Canyon, for those wanting a day of leisure. It is a great way to escape the city and enjoy the outdoors with friends and family.


    The quality of schools is often the top factor for parents when figuring out where to live. Utah Valley University, Brigham Young University, Mountainland Applied Technology College, and Provo College are just minutes away. The Alpine school District is home to a number of public, private, charter, and vocational schools. American Fork had great city ratings for public and private schools in the area.

    Why choose us?

    RISE Realty is passionate about the real estate market in Utah County. We want to provide you top service and make sure all your needs are met. RISE Realty is here to be helpful, not a nuisance. We look forward to earning your trust and respect during the important decision process of finding a place to call home.

    Additional Information

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    American Fork Schools

    American Fork Canyon

    The Meadows

    Utah Transit