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Economic Development

The picturesque Heber Valley, located in the heart of Wasatch County, has become a highly coveted destination to live, work, and play.  Situated only 25 minutes from the Provo/Orem metropolitan statistical area, and only 45 minutes from Salt Lake City, the Heber Valley enjoys a close proximity to large markets while still maintaining a small-town charm and an unparalleled quality of life. Since hosting two Olympic Game championships in 2002, the population of Wasatch County has increased by 65 percent.  According to 2018 U.S. Census Bureau data, Wasatch County is the third-fastest growing county in the United States while Heber City was ranked as the fastest growing micropolitan city in America.  Check out the video below to learn more about Why Wasatch is a great place to live, work, and play.

Economic Data and Trends

The following are resources to help new or exisiting businesse relocate or grow in Wasatch County. These documents contain our strategy for the future and trends in the economic growth in Wasatch County.

Read our Strategic Economic Development Plan 2018-2023

More Facts about Wastch County in the Economic Data For Wasatch County