Payson, Utah

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Quick History[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia has an excellent article on Payson UT.

History of Payson, Utah County, Utah.

Payson has a city web site, with the current calendar of community events, education information, parks and recreation and other information.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Payson City Cemetery
Payson City Cemetery Department
805 E 400 439 W Utah Ave
Payson, UT 84651-2042
(801) 465-5260

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  1. Park (Payson)
  2. Payson
  3. Payson 1
  4. Payson 2
  5. Payson 3
  6. Payson 4

Directories[edit | edit source]

  • Utah County and Utah Territorial Business Directory, Culmer, 1879-80 - Free (Don's List)
    - includes every resident in Utah County, Payson begins on the bottom of page 233-239
  • Provo City and Utah County Directory : including the cities of Provo, American Fork, Lehi, Payson, Spanish Fork, and Springville [1] Library has 1891 (film), 1904-05 (film), 1913-14, 1915-16, 1917-18, 1920, 1926 (film), 1930-31, 1935-36, 1941, 1946, 1950, 1955, 1961, 1965, 1969-70, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1987, 1996- .

Genealogical and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

The Payson Historical Society was founded in 1989 to collect and preserve historical items pertinent to Payson City History.

Georgraphy and Demographics[edit | edit source]

  • The History of Payson, the city initially called Peteetneet Creek, after a Ute Indian Chief is located about 60 miles south of Salt Lake, and is in Utah County.

Library[edit | edit source]

Payson City Library is located on Main Street

Museum[edit | edit source]

News Papers[edit | edit source]

Pioneers and People of Interest in Payson[edit | edit source]

Schools[edit | edit source]

There are ten schools listed in Payson area, which is part of  the Nebo School District.

  1. Barnett Elementary School 456 N 300 E, Payson, UT (801) 465-6000
  2. Mt Nebo Junior High School 851 W 450 S, Payson, UT (801) 465-6040
  3. Nebo District Community School 1050 S Main St, Payson, UT (801) 465-6031
  4. Payson Junior High School 1025 Highway 198, Payson, UT (801) 465-6015
  5. Payson Middle School  851 W 450 S, Payson, UT (801) 465-6040
  6. Spring Lake Elementary School 1750 S 500 W, Payson, UT (801) 465-6070
  7. Starbright Pre School 174 N 200 W, Payson, UT (801) 465-4496
  8. Taylor Elementary School 92 S 500 W, Payson, UT (801) 465-6050
  9. Wilson Elementary School 590 W 500 S, Payson, UT (801) 465-6060
  10. Payson High School Grades 10-12 1050 S Main St Payson, UT 84651-3319 801-465-6025

Footnotes and Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. Provo City and Utah County Directory : including the cities of Provo, American Fork, Lehi, Payson, Spanish Fork, and Springville FHL 979.224/P1 E4p