Orem Utah Travel and Real Estate information
Orem is a city in Utah County, Utah. It is located in a scenic environment between the eastern coast of Utah Lake and the western mountains of the Wasatch Range. Orem is one of the main cities in Utah County and forms the Provo-Orem Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes about half a million people. Orem is situated along U.S. Route 89 and Interstate 15 and is about 10 miles away from Provo and 40 miles away from Salt Lake City.
Orem is a large and rapidly expanding suburban community that has grown into one of Utah's largest cities. Orem offers everything to residents and visitors, ranging from great municipal services and recreational opportunities to a large array of diverse businesses.
Orem features premier real estate ranging from many newly built single family homes to apartment units. The streets of Orem are full of beautiful planned residential areas surrounded by large business establishments, parks and schools, and a scenic environment.
Orem has a large job market in a variety of diverse fields and industries. The city is home to a large high-tech industry and is the birthplace of international companies Novell, WordPerfect, PowerQuest, and MyFamily.com. Orem has been named as one of the best places to work in the United States by a number of prominent magazines, including Forbes.
The Orem Community Hospital is part of the Intermountain Healthcare system and offers excellent medical services, particularly in outpatient services and obstetrics and same-day surgery. Orem Community Hospital is also affiliated with Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.
Orem is served by the excellent Alpine School District and is home to more than 20 of the district's public schools. Additionally, the city is home to and within close proximity to two major universities.
For primary education, students in Orem attend Aspen Elementary School, Bonneville Elementary School, Cascade Elementary School, Cherry Hill Elementary School, Foothill Elementary School, Geneva Elementary School, Hillcrest Elementary School, Northridge Elementary School, Orchard Elementary School, Orem Elementary School, Scera Park Elementary School, Sharon Elementary School, Suncrest Elementary School, Vineyard Elementary School, Westmore Elementary School and Windsor Elementary School.
For secondary education students in Orem attend Canyon View Junior High School, Lakeridge Junior High School, Orem Junior High School, East Shore High School, Mountain View High School, Orem High School and Timpanogos High School. The Orem Public Library offers great additional educational resources to the community.
Higher Education in Orem is available at Utah Valley University, a public university that offers over 50 bachelor degree programs, 270 career-preparation programs and serves over 20,000 students. Utah Valley University is one of the largest employer's in Orem. The Brigham Young University in nearby Provo is one of the largest public universities in the United States.
Orem has plenty of recreational facilities and areas that meet interest for people all of ages.
Orem is home to two Golf Clubs; Cascade Golf Course and Sleep Ridge Golf Course, both of which include 18 hole golf course, pro shop and clubhouse. In addition to more than a dozen city parks, Orem is home to Orem Fitness Center and Scera Park Pools.
The main shopping center in Orem is the University Mall, which features more than 180 stores including department stores Macy's and Nordstrom, and multiple eateries in food court.