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Pinon, Arizona

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(position within Navajo County, State of Arizona)

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Welcome to Pinon ...

Pinon is located within the Navajo Nation.

Pinon is located in Navajo County.

Pinon is 6,350 feet [1,935 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Pinon is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Pinon lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Pinon and travel west, you will soon leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Pinon is located in the (928) area code.

The ZIP code for Pinon: 86510<2>

Communities near Pinon ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Pinon and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Blue Gap   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cottonwood   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
First Mesa   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hano   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Jeddito   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Keams Canyon   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Pinon.

Communities Also Named Pinon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Pinon - they are located in Colorado (2), Kansas and New Mexico.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pinon.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pinon. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pinon.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Pinon:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pinon ...

Looking for more information about Pinon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Pinon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Pinon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Pinon.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Pinon. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pinon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Navajo County

The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Pinon:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pinon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Pinon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pinon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Pinon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pinon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pinon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pinon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pinon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1011, Longitude: -110.2257     [Map].

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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