Birdseye, Utah

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Birdseye, Utah
Birdseye is located in Utah
Birdseye
Birdseye
Location of Birdseye within the State of Utah
Coordinates: 39°55′28″N 111°32′59″W / 39.92444°N 111.54972°W / 39.92444; -111.54972Coordinates: 39°55′28″N 111°32′59″W / 39.92444°N 111.54972°W / 39.92444; -111.54972
CountryUnited States
StateUtah
CountyUtah
Settled1885
Named forBirdseye marble
Elevation5,430 ft (1,660 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (MDT)
ZIP code
84629
Area code(s)801 & 385
GNIS feature ID1438817[1]

Birdseye is an unincorporated community in southeastern Utah County, Utah, United States.[1]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900150
1910134−10.7%
192050−62.7%
1930116132.0%
194090−22.4%
195077−14.4%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[2]

Description[edit]

The community is located on the back of the Wasatch Range, southeast of Loafer Mountain along U.S. Route 89 at the confluence of Bennie Creek and Thistle Creek.[3]

Birdseye was settled in 1885 and originally named Summit Basin and later Clinton. The present name "Birdseye" was chosen because of the nearby birdseye marble located in the quarries near Indianola.[4]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

Flag of Utah.svg Utah portal

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Birdsye". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 8 Feb 2006. Retrieved 2 Nov 2011.
  3. ^ "MyTopo Maps - Birdseye, UT, USA" (Map). mytopo.com. Trimble Navigation, Ltd. Retrieved 10 Mar 2018.
  4. ^ Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names: A Comprehensive Guide to the Origins of Geographic Names: A Compilation. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. p. 36. ISBN 978-0-87480-345-7. OCLC 797284427. Retrieved 10 Mar 2018.

External links[edit]

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