— Location —
Park City and Summit County are located in the Wasatch Mountains area of the Rocky Mountain Range. Park City is an easy 36 mile drive east of Salt Lake City International Airport and only 30 miles east of Salt Lake City via six-lane Interstate (I-80).
— Population —
Park City proper measures two miles from end to end. the approximate population is 8,000. Summit County has a population of approximately 39,000.
— Elevation —
Park City’s altitude varies from 6,800 feet to 8,500 feet above sea level, however, within the Wasatch Range, altitudes climb to 11,000 feet above sea level.
— Education —
Park City has several private schools that include Park City Day School for preschool through eighth grade, Soaring Wings International Montessori School for pre-k through ninth grade. The Winter Sports School is for young winter athletes and runs through the summer months to allow for sports training.Weilenman School of Discovery is a charter school for kindergarten and early grades. Waterford School and Rowland Hall are private schools in Salt Lake City with a number of students that live in Park City.
— Park City Public School Stats —
Park City Enrollment Total: 4,972
Elementary (4 schools): 2,287
Middle (2 schools): 1,567
High School (Including Park City Center of Advanced Professional Studies and The Learning Center): 1,118
Park City School District
2700 Kearns Blvd
M-F, 8 am-4:30 pm. Public schools, 3,900 students: 1 high school, 1 alternative high school learning center, 2 middle schools (6-8) & 4 elementary schools. Adult & community education programs available.
— Summer Climate —
Park City’s summers are cool, dry and mild. The average summer high is 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Park City’s humidity is very low, making the summer season comfortable and pleasant. People come for the winters and stay for the summers!
— Winter Climate —
Winter temperatures in Park City range between 24 and 33 degrees Fahrenheit. Average snowfall at the resorts is 380 inches per year and 180 inches in town. And yes, the saying is true… Utah is home to “The “Greatest Snow On Earth.”