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Flagstaff

Coconino County,

Arizona

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"On Route 66"


The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.


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Zip Codes

86001, 86004

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Flagstaff is approximately 52,894 (2000), 65870 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 16,313 (1990), 22836 (2010).

The amount of land area in Flagstaff is 163.754 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.096 sq kilometers.
The distance from Flagstaff to Washington DC is 1979 miles. The distance to the Arizona state capital is 116 miles. (as the crow flies)
Flagstaff is positioned 35.18 degrees north of the equator and 111.61 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Flagstaff miscellany.

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Climate & Weather

Flagstaff average annual precipitation is 20 inches per year.
Flagstaff average temperature is Spring-42; Summer-62; Fall-47; Winter-28 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Flagstaff history:

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
The settling of Flagstaff: 1876
The incorporation date of Flagstaff: 1928

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Attractions

Flagstaff attractions:

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.
Offices:
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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