Payson Gila County, Arizona

Payson: Town in Gila County, Arizona, United States

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Location of Payson on Arizona map.


Payson is a town located in the county of Gila in the U.S. state of Arizona. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,301. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 15,947 inhabitants.

The town was created 48 years ago in 1972.

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Payson is located at 34°13'51"N 111°19'31"W (34.2308700, -111.3251400).

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Payson forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 1 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Payson Quick Facts

Population : 15,947 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arizona (United States)
County : Gila County
Phone Area Codes : 928
Water as percent of area : 0.04%
Land as percent of area : 99.96%
Altitude : 16,043 feet / 4890 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1973 (48 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 12:17:42 (27th September 2021)
Postal code : 85541
Population growth : 4.05% (2010-2020)
Weather : 55℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


The population of Payson increased by 4.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,301 - census
2011 15,248 -0.35% estimation process
2012 15,155 -0.61% estimation process
2013 15,207 0.34% estimation process
2014 15,244 0.24% estimation process
2015 15,259 0.1% estimation process
2016 15,422 1.06% estimation process
2017 15,542 0.77% estimation process
2018 15,673 0.84% estimation process
2019 15,813 0.89% estimation process
2020 15,947 0.84% estimation process

Payson zip code is 85541. County name: Gila, County fips: 04007

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Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Payson, AZ

Code Name Address Type
CVD Camp Verde, Arizona 1613 Finnie Flats Rd BUS
SDC Sedona (Center Bus Stop), Arizona 300 North Highway 89A BUS
PXN Phoenix (Metro Center Transit Station), Arizona 9617 North Metro Parkway West BUS
WLO Winslow 501 East Second Street RAIL
PHA Phoenix (Airport), Arizona 3400 East Sky Harbor Blvd. BUS

Post offices near Payson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Payson Post Office Payson (AZ) 85541

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Payson , Utah city in Utah County, Utah, United States with a population of 21,033 people.
  • Payson , Illinois village in Illinois, United States with a population of 980 people.

Other cities in Gila County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gila County , AZ.

City Name Population Title
Globe 7,382 City in and county seat of Gila County, Arizona, United States
Star Valley 2,327 Town of the United States
Pine 1,963 Census-designated place in Gila County, Arizona, United States of America
Miami 1,792 Town in Gila County, Arizona, United States
Claypool 1,538 Census-designated place in Gila County, Arizona, United States
Peridot 1,350 Census-designated place in Gila and Graham counties in Arizona, United States
Canyon Day 1,209 Census designated place
Hayden 633 Town in Gila County, Arizona, United States
Winkelman 352 Town in Gila and Pinal counties in the State of Arizona

Distance to Other Cities

Payson distances to largest Arizona cities