Axtell post office
|Founded by||Lars Peter Fjeldsted|
|Named for||Samuel Beach Axtell|
|Elevation||5,151 ft (1,570 m)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||1437493|
|Source: U.S. Census Bureau|
Axtell is an unincorporated community in Sanpete County, Utah, United States, on U.S. Route 89 between Gunnison and Salina. The town was settled in 1870 under the name of Willowcreek. It was renamed for Utah's former territorial governor Samuel Beach Axtell in 1891.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Axtell, Utah. Retrieved on May 17, 2011.
- "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 4, 2011.[permanent dead link]
- Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press. p. 17. ISBN 0-87480-345-4.
- Antrei, Albert C.T.; Roberts, Allen D. (January 1999). A History of Sanpete County. Utah Centennial County History Series. Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Historical Society. pp. 353–354. ISBN 0-913738-42-5.
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