Heber City is a mountain town with a rich history dating back to the 1850s.

Welcome to Heber City

Quiet community located in the Wasatch Mountains, southeast of Salt Lake City
Nestled at the base of the Wasatch Mountains between Sundance and Park City, Heber City is a mountain town with a rich history dating back to the 1850s. Heber City was officially incorporated as a town in 1889 and as a city in 1901. Today, the city is home to several historic buildings, including the Heber Valley Railroad Depot, which was built in 1899. In addition to being the county seat of Wasatch County, Heber City is also a growing city full of charming buildings from the early 20th century. Despite its growth, Heber City remains a close-knit community where residents can enjoy the beauty of the mountains and the peace of small-town living.

What to Love

  • Beautiful homes on large properties
  • World class fly fishing and amazing hiking trails
  • Big city appeal of Salt Lake City and Utah County
  • Municipal Airport just south of the city
  • Breath-taking 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains

Local Lifestyle

Just a few miles from Park City, Heber offers a suburban feel unique to small towns. With over 15,000 people, Heber maintains a great sense of community. You're never more than a quick drive from friends and family in this town. And, because farming and ranching are such important industries in the area, it's not uncommon to see horses and livestock grazing in the fields near housing developments. This gives Heber a distinctly rural feel, even as the town grows. Heber is also home to several businesses, including grocery stores, hardware stores, and restaurants. The city has a small-town appeal, and its residents are friendly and welcoming.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Heber is a great place to enjoy good food, entertainment, and shopping. Spin Cafe is a great option for barbecue lovers, offering a variety of hickory-smoked barbecue menu items, along with burgers and housemade gelato. Granny's Drive-In is another great option for hamburger lovers. Melvin's Public House is a delightful choice for a more pub-like atmosphere. It offers a great selection of local craft beers and a variety of menu items.
The Junction Pizzeria & Grill is also a sublime option for pizza lovers, and the city's Wild West inspires its setting. For entertainment, Pickleville Playhouse Theatre offers live theater performances throughout the year. Dairy Keen is a great place for ice cream lovers, as it is home to the Train — an ice cream sundae served in a real train car. Shopping enthusiasts can cure their shopping cravings at the Heber Valley Mall, which offers a variety of stores to choose from.

Things to Do

Heber Valley Railroad is a great way to see the picturesque scenery of Utah. The HVRX carries over 110,000 passengers annually, and the railroad line is approximately 16 miles long. Uinta Recreation is another great place to visit in Heber City. They offer horseback riding, fishing, and hiking. Deer Valley and Sundance ski resorts are nearby if you want some winter fun. Lofty Peaks Adventures LLC is perfect for those who love the outdoors. They offer ziplining, rock climbing, and ATV tours. Art lovers should not miss the Inspiration Haven Art Studio, which is a place where you can find art made by local artists.


​​The Wasatch County School District serves Heber City.
  • J.R. Smith School, Grades PK-5
  • Heber Valley School, Grades PK-5
  • Rocky Mountain Middle School, Grades 6-8
  • Timpanogos Middle School, Grades 6-8
  • Wasatch High School, Grades 9-12

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Overview for Heber, UT

16,341 people live in Heber, where the median age is 26 and the average individual income is $28,434. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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26 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Heber, UT

Heber has 4,504 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Heber do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,341 people call Heber home. The population density is 3,429.828 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.57 / 50.43%

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Schools in Heber, UT

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The following schools are within or nearby Heber. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Heber Valley School
PreK - 5th
9th - 12th
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Wasatch Learning Academy
K - 8th
J.R. Smith School
PreK - 5th

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