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Welcome to Axtell ...
Axtell was established in 1870.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Axtell: Named after Axel Einerson, an early settler in this area.
Going back to its beginning, Axtell was originally named Willow Creek. For more information about the names of Axtell, see The Names of Axtell on our Genealogy Page.
Axtell is 5,150 feet [1,570 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Axtell is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Axtell lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Axtell is located in the (435) area code.
Communities Also Named Axtell ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Axtell - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Axtell.
Communities near Axtell ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Axtell.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Axtell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Axtell.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Axtell. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Axtell.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Axtell. See our Newspapers Page for Axtell.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Axtell ...
Looking for more information about Axtell? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Axtell, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Axtell.
Adding Axtell to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Axtell in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Axtell was on a map titled Road Map for Utah (from Shell Oil, 1950).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Axtell on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Axtell. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022