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Manti City
P.O. Box 195,
Manti, UT 84642
(435) 835-1701
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Ephraim
The architecture of Ephraim tells much of its history dating from 1854.
Most famous for Snow College; turkey raising; newly restored Ephraim Mercantile Cooperative building; Scandinavian Festival each Memorial Day weekend.
Visitor Information: City Offices, 5 S. Main, Ephraim 283-4631.
City Parks: Ephraim Family Park, 300 N. 200 East;
Heritage Park, behind Library on main; Pioneer Park, 79 W. 100 North, Ephraim
Churches: Catholic, Latter Day Saints.
Medical Services: Ephraim Medical Clinic, 1 E. 100 North, 283-4076;
Ephraim Ambulance Association, 5 S. Main, 835-2345
Auto Services: 6 gas stations (one 24-hour), 6 auto repair.
State Liquor Store: 37 N. Main, Ephraim
Restaurants: 2 restaurants, 3 fast food.
Fairview
Settled in 1859, Fairview has many picturesque pioneer-vintage buildings.
Most famous for Fairview Museum of History and Arts - National Shrine to Love and Devotion; July 24th Pioneer Days Celebration: rodeo, demolition derby, and other activities for the whole family.
Visitor Information: City Hall, 427-3858.
City Parks: Lions Park, 85 S. State;
Base Ball Park, 100 N. 200 West.
Churches: Latter Day Saints.
Auto Services: 2 gas stations (5 a.m.-11p.m.), 4 auto repair.
Restaurants: 2 restaurants, 1 fast food.
Fountain Green
Settled in 1859.
Most famous for sheep raising, annual Lamb Days.
City Parks: 1 park.
Churches: Latter Day Saints.
Auto Services: 2 gas stations, 1 auto repair.
Restaurants: 1 restaurants, 1 fast food.
Gunnison
Called Hogs Wallow when settled in 1860, it was later named for Captain John W. Gunnison, who had written a book favorable to the Mormons and in 1853 was killed by Indians near Sevier Lake.
City Parks: North end of town on Highway 89, outdoor swimming pool.
Churches: Latter Day Saints.
Medical Services: Gunnison Valley Hospital, 64 E. 100 North, 528-7246.
Auto Services: 4 gas stations (one 24-hour), 3 auto repair.
State Liquor Store: 95 S. Main, 528-3346.
Restaurants: 2 restaurants, 2 fast food.
Manti
Named after a place in the Book of Mormon. Manti was settled in 1849 and incorporated in 1851, one of Utah's first incorporated towns.
Most famous for "Mormon Miracle Pageant," performed on Manti Temple grounds each July.
City Parks: 300 W. 200 North.
Churches: Latter Day Saints.
Medical Services: Manti Medical Clinic, 159 N. Main, 835-9231.
Auto Services: 4 gas stations (one 24-hour), 3 auto repair (8 a.m.-8 p.m.)
State Liquor Store: 160 S. Main, 835-3491.
Bus Station: Flag stop on Highway 89.
Restaurants: 2 restaurants, 2 fast food.
Mayfield
Located in the southern mountains of the Skyline Drive, Mayfield was settled in 1876 by Mormon pioneers. Residents today consider their town a "slice of heaven on earth."
City Parks: 1 park.
Churches: Latter Day Saints.
Auto Services: 1 gas station (8 a.m.-7 p.m.)
State Liquor Store: 37 N. Main.
Restaurants: 2 restaurants, 3 fast food.
Moroni
Settled in 1859, Moroni was named after a prophet in the Book of Mormon.
Most famous for nationally known turkey industry; Norbest Turkey retail sales outlet.
Visitor Information: City Offices, 5 S. Main, 283-4631.
City Parks: 1 park.
Churches: Latter Day Saints.
Medical Services: Skyline Clinic, 394 E. 100 South, 436-8271.
Auto Services: 2 gas stations and auto repair.
Restaurants: 1 fast food, 1 convenience store.
Mount Pleasant
Originally called Hambleton, it was settled mainly by Danes in 1859.
Most famous for the signing of a peace treaty by Chief Blackhawk in what is now the Old Pioneer Museum; Main Street is on the National Historic Register.
Visitor Information: City Hall, 115 W. Main, 462-2456.
City Parks: Power Plant park, east of town; City park, 900 S. State.
Churches: Baptist, Jehovah's Witness, Latter Day Saints, Presbyterian.
Medical Services: Sanpete Valley Hospital, 1100 S. Medical Drive, 462-2441.
Auto Services: 4 gas stations, 3 auto repairs.
State Liquor Store: 22 W. Main.
Restaurants: 3 restaurants, 3 fast food.
Spring City
Settled in 1852, it was first called Canal.
Most famous for a spring in the center of town that never runs dry; the entire town is on the National Historic Register.
Visitor Information: City Hall, 462-2244, 462-3029.
City Parks: 100 S. 100 West.
Churches: Baptist, Latter Day Saints.
Auto Services: 1 gas station (7 a.m.-7p.m.), 1 auto repair.
Walking Tours: Map and booklet available for $2.00.
Restaurants: 1 restaurant.
Sterling
Settled in 1881, it is now known for nearby Palisade Lake State park.
Churches: Latter Day Saints.
Auto Services: 2 gas stations (7 a.m.-10 p.m.), 2 auto repair.

Manti City
P.O. Box 195,
Manti, UT 84642
(435) 835-1701
Email: manti150@deseretmail.com

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