Birdseye, Utah

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Birdseye
Unincorporated community
Birdseye is located in Utah
Birdseye
Birdseye
Location of Birdseye in 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
Country United States
State Utah
County Utah
Settled 1885
Named for Birdseye marble
Elevation[1] 5,430 ft (1,660 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 84629
Area code(s) 801 & 385
GNIS feature ID 1438817[1]
Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 150
1910 134 −10.7%
1920 50 −62.7%
1930 116 132.0%
1940 90 −22.4%
1950 77 −14.4%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau[2]

Birdseye is an unincorporated community in southeastern Utah County, Utah located on the back of the Wasatch Range along U.S. Highway 89.

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.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Birdsye, Utah. Retrieved on May 17, 2011.
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 4, 2011. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press. p. 36. ISBN 0-87480-345-4.