Payson- Elkridge

Elk Ridge was built on the 1800 acre Goosenest Ranch nestled against Mount Loafer in the south end of Utah County. The ranch got its name from an area of land in the west end of Elk Ridge known as „The Goosenest”. The geese came to nest in this area for many years. It is a natural basin that had been improved upon to hold water that flowed down from Payson Canyon. However, after strengthening the dam and building a canal that ran from the reservoir to Payson, those early builders were most disappointed because the reservoir would not hold water. The water entered the basin and within a few days would disappear; travel underground and show up in the fields two or three miles to the north. Their beautiful project was a failure. Until recently, Payson still would send the high water down to the Goosenest and it would still disappear. The course it would take has cut a very deep wash through the Goosenest area. It is interesting that the first road to access Payson Canyon was up through this Goosenest area.

In 1990 the Census recorded a population in Elk Ridge of 771 people. By January, 1994 the town had grown to 230 homes. Presently in 2008, we have approximately 550 homes and an estimated population of 2,500 people.

 

Elk Ridge Neighborhoods/ Subdivisions:

Elk Ridge Meadows
Haskell Golf Course
Harrison Heights
Horizon View Farms
Rocky Mountain
Salem Hills
Traditions
55 Plus Communities

What to do in Elk Ridge:
Shuler Park
Elk Ridge Meadows Park
Mollie's Nipple
Peteetneet Academy & Museum
Payson Memorial Park
Hollow Park
Historic Downtown Main Street

 

Schools in Payson-Elk Ridge:

Payson High School
Mt Nebo Junior High School
Park View Elementary School
Spring Lake Elementary School
Taylor Elementary School
Wilson Elementary School
Payson Junior High School
Barnett Elementary School
Payson Middle School
Peteetneet School
American Beauty Academy
American Preparatory Academy


Restaurant & Bar in Payson- Elk Ridge:

Cocinita La Poblana
Cabaña Grill
El Tapatio
MI Rancherito Mexican Restaurant
Fat Jack's Pizza
Street Tacos Tarricaso
Dalton's
Wee Blu Inn
Beto's
Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza
Cabaña Mexico
Daley Freez
Los 4 Amigos
Sip N Spot
Joe Coffee and Espresso Bar

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