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Welcome to Axtell ...

Axtell is located in Sanpete County<1>.

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.

  • Manti [Sanpete County]
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    • Manti [Sanpete County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Axtell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,790 people
    • Former name for Manti:
    • Copenhagen
    • Manti has also been known as:
    • Manti City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manti
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manti<4>
  • Gunnison [Sanpete County]
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    • Gunnison [Sanpete County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Axtell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,675 people
    • Former name for Gunnison:
    • Hog Wallow
    • Gunnison has also been known as:
    • Gunnison City
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gunnison<4>
  • Salina [Sevier County]
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    • Salina [Sevier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Axtell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,648 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salina<4>
  • Centerfield [Sanpete County]
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    • Centerfield [Sanpete County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Axtell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,517 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerfield<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aurora [Sevier County]
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      • Aurora [Sevier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Axtell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,061 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<4>
    • Redmond [Sevier County]
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      • Redmond [Sevier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Axtell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redmond have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redmond<4>
    • Mayfield [Sanpete County]
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      • Mayfield [Sanpete County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Axtell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 564 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former names for Mayfield:
      • Cobblehaven
      • Frog Hollow
      • New London
      • Order
      • Skinny
      • Skunk
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayfield<4>
    • Sigurd [Sevier County]
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      • Sigurd [Sevier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Axtell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 447 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sigurd
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sigurd<4>
    • Scipio [Millard County]
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      • Scipio [Millard County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Axtell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 333 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scipio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scipio<4>
    • Sterling [Sanpete County]
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      • Sterling [Sanpete County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Axtell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 326 people
      • Former names for Sterling:
      • Buncetown
      • Bunceville
      • Leesburg
      • Pettytown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sterling
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sterling<4>

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 ...

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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.

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Sanpete, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Axtell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Axtell) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Axtell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AxtellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Axtell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0552, Longitude: -111.8251    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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