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Axtell post office
Axtell post office
Country United States
State Utah
County Sanpete
Settled 1870
Founded by Lars Peter Fjeldsted
Named for Samuel Beach Axtell
5,151 ft (1,570 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 1437493
Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 266
1940 288 8.3%
1950 238 −17.4%
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.

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