Eagle Mountain is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Provo–Orem, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is located to the west as well as north of the Lake Mountains, which are west of Utah Lake. It was incorporated December 3, 1996 and has been rapidly growing ever since. The population was 21,415 at the 2010 census. Although Eagle Mountain was a town in 2000, it has since been classified as a fourth-class city by state law. In its short history, the city has quickly become known for its rapid growth.
The area is home to a number of natural landmarks, including a site along the original Pony Express trail and 1,800-year-old rock art petroglyphs carved by ancient Fremont Indians. In 2011 Eagle Mountain extended further west with the annexation of the White Hills neighborhood, which had about 400 residents, as well as an area that is part of the Pole Canyon development plan. The land outside of White Hills was almost 2,900 acres.
Eagle Mountain is located at the western and northern bases of the Lake Mountains in the flat Cedar Valley east, and northeast of the town of Cedar Fort. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 41.7 square miles (108.0 km2).