History of Palmyra, Utah
Taken from the Utah Place Names. (Links Added)

PALMYRA

Palmyra (Utah) was founded in 1852 on the banks of the Spanish Fork River. The town soon became absorbed into the city of Spanish Fork. Present-day Palmyra is a later outgrowth of Spanish Fork. Both Palmyras were named for Palmyra, New York, a town prominent in early Mormon history.

John W. Van Cott

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