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Coconino County, Arizona

86001, 86004

"On Route 66"

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History & History Related Items

Flagstaff was named on Independence Day, 1876, when a centennial flag was flown from the tallest pine tree. This was supposed to have been a guide to travelers. It became a town in 1894. It was incorporated as a city in 1928. It has been the county seat of Coconino County since 1891. Flagstaff was originally a cow and lumber town and the base of many logging operations
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The settling of Flagstaff


The incorporation of Flagstaff



For a free Flagstaff Infopac, call the visitor center at
Phone: (800) 842-7293 or (928) 774-9541
Some Flagstaff area attractions are (among many):
San Francisco Peaks and Coconino National Forest including hiking, mountain biking, skiing, bird-watching, and more.
Museum of Northern Arizona
Lowell Observatory
Northern Arizona University
Riordan Mansion State Park
Flagstaff Arboretum
Native American art galleries
Many annual & seasonal festivals.

The Grand Canyon Railway
Business office: 123 N.l San Francisco, Suite 210
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Fax: 928-773-1610
Toll-free: 1-800-THE TRAIN (1-800-843-8724)
International callers: 928-773-1976
The Railway departs from Williams, Arizona at the 1908 depot, complete with its own attractions and activities. Take the relaxing and scenic 65 mile trip across Arizona countryside. There are a number of packages available, including overnight stays in the Grand Canyon National Park itself.

The Meteor Crater
Only 35 miles east of Flagstaff and 20 miles west of Winslow off I-40.
603 N. Beaver, Suite C
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: 602-774-8350
Meteor Crater Phone: 602-289-2362
RV Park Phone: 602-289-4002
Open year-round - admission charged.
Visit the best preserved meteorite impact site on the entire planet. It has been used as a training site for the Apollo Astronauts. The chasm is 570 feet deep, almost a mile across and over 3 miles in circumference.
Take a self-guided tour and see video presentations about the area. Also on display, to both see and touch, is a 1,406 lb meteorite.
An RV park is available with 71 pull-through spaces, full hook-ups and more.
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Flagstaff City Government

City of Flagstaff
Flagstaff City Hall
211 W. Aspen Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: (928) 774-5281

Flagstaff has a City Council - City Manager type of government


Coconino County Courthouse
100 East Birch
Flagstaff, AZ 86001-4696
Phone: 602-779-6585

Flagstaff Chamber

Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
101 W. Route 66
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: 928-774-4505
Fax: 928-779-1209

Flagstaff Organizations

Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
101 W. Route 66
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: 928-774-4505
Fax: 928-779-1209

Flagstaff Schools

Mountain Charter School
314 W. Cattle Drive Trail
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone: 928-779-2392
Mountain School is a public charter school in Flagstaff, Arizona which covers grades pre-kindergarten through six. It is a school founded by parents, reflecting parents' concerns. When we began in 1980,our aim was to provide our own children with an alternative to the rigidity and to the crowding of public schools. Through the years we have evolved into a school committed to having children gain academicbreadth while maintaining their inherent love of learning, a school where learning works in concert with children's senses of integrity and self-esteem. We have a school where children feel good about themselves- and about learning. Flagstaff


For a Flagstaff Infopac, call the visitor center at 1 (800) 842-7293

The population of Flagstaff was:
1990 - 45,857
2000 - 52,894
2002 - 55,173 (estimate)

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