The city of Payson was incorporated in January 21, 1853 and encompasses the following counties: Utah. Payson's government is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Rick Moore.
Payson encompasses land area: 8.6 sq mi (22.4 km2), water area: 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2). The elevation is 4,700 ft (1,418 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 2,100/sq mi (810/km2). The local time zone is Mountain (UTC-7).
Local area codes are 801. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 49-58730, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at http://www.paysonutah.org.