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Welcome to Show Low ...

The city of Show Low is located in Navajo County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2012, Show Low has a population of 10,724 people<1> (see below for details).

Show Low was established in 1870 and was incorporated in 1953.

The community of Show Low is 6,440 feet [1,963 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Show Low is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Show Low lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Show Low is located in the (928) area code.

The ZIP codes for Show Low: 85901-85902<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Show Low had a population of 10,660 people (which is 9.92% of the total population of Navajo County). This makes Show Low the county's most populous community.

The population of Show Low represents 0.17% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,660 people, the population of Show Low increased 38.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,695 people).

Taken from the 2012 Census Estimates, Show Low had an population of 10,724 people. This is an increase of 0.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 39.36% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Show Low.

Communities near Show Low ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2012
Since 2010
Lakeside   [Map]     ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Linden   [Map]     ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
McNary   [Map]     ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pinedale   [Map]     ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pinetop-Lakeside   [Map]     4,272+0.23%   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pinetop   [Map]     ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We've added two new sections to our Genealogy Helper Page for Show Low.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Show Low. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Show Low. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites for Show Low ...

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Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Show Low. 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.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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 ...

The official website for Show Low:

The official website for Navajo County

The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Show Low:

Looking for information about genealogy? These are excellent websites to start with when searching in and around the area of Show Low and Navajo County:

Cyndi's List for the State of Arizona,
        for Navajo County
Family Search for the State of Arizona,
        for Navajo County
USGenWeb for the State of Arizona

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Show Low.

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Show Low.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Show Low - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 city (such as Show Low). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Show Low or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Show Low includes: 85901 & 85902.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning at Show Low. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Show Low) 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 Show Low. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Show Low

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Show Low.


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