Axemann was named after the local Mann Axe Factory. The community once was a center of axe manufacturing in Pennsylvania.
The 1884 Form 76 contains no listing.
The 1900 CT1000 lists Axemann (MP 74.0) as being on the Bald Eagle Valley R. R. - B. N. & L. Branch.
The 1923 CT1000 lists Axemann (MP 74.1) and Public Track and G. W. O'Bryan (MP 74.1).
The 1945 CT1000 lists Public Delivery (MP 74.1) and Central Pa. Gas & Oil Co. (MP 74.1).