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Kayenta
Navajo County, Arizona

ZipCodes
86033




Page Contents for Kayenta, Arizona

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.
The population of Kayenta is approximately 6,311 (1998), 5189 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,294 (1990), 1375 (2010).
The amount of land area in Kayenta is 28.578 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Kayenta to Washington DC is 1891 miles.
The distance to the Arizona state capital is 243 miles. (as the crow flies)
Kayenta is positioned 36.71 degrees north of the equator and 110.25 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Kayenta elevation is 5,641 feet above sea level.

Location

At the juncture of the 160 and the 163 in northeastern Arizona
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History & History Related Items

John Wetherill established a trading post here in 1910. He first named it Oljeto, but later changed the name to Kayenta after a deep spring nearby. The town's economy was spurred on by rich uranium deposits here. It is only 22 to the Utah border and the gateway to the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.
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The settling of Kayenta

1910


Kayenta

Miscellany

The population of Kayenta was:
1990 - 4,372
1994 - 4,740
1998 - 6,311

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