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Fountain Green, Utah
Location in Sanpete County and the state of Utah.
Location in Sanpete County and the state of Utah.
Country United States
State Utah
County Sanpete
Settled March 1859
Named for Springs and meadows
 • Total 1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)
 • Land 1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
5,899 ft (1,798 m)
 • Total 1,071
 • Estimate 
 • Density 932.05/sq mi (359.87/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 435
FIPS code 49-26720
GNIS feature ID 1441187

Fountain Green is a city in Sanpete County, Utah, United States. The population was 1,071 at the 2010 census.


Fountain Green is located at 39°37′40″N 111°38′22″W / 39.627653°N 111.639310°W / 39.627653; -111.639310 (39.627653, -111.639310).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.7 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2010, there were 1071 people, and 370 households, 88.4% of which were occupied housing units. The population density was 705 people per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 89.07% White, 0.10% African American, 0.60% Native American, and 1.73% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.50% of the population.


The annual city celebration is Lamb Day. Held in July of each year, it is famous for its underground pit cooking of over 30 lambs that are made into delicious lamb sandwiches. The event includes a play, mutton busting, carnival, softball games, fun run, and a great parade down State Street.


Fountain Green is located in the North Sanpete School District and contains an elementary school. Students attend North Sanpete Middle School in Moroni and North Sanpete High School in Mount Pleasant.

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