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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

Cemeteries

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

Georgraphy and Demographics

  • 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

Payson City Library is located on Main Street


Museum


News Papers

Pioneers and People of Interest in Payson

Schools

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

  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

 

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