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Abra, Arizona

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Welcome to Abra ...

Abra is located in Yavapai County<1>.

The location of Abra has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Abra is 4,540 feet [1,384 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Abra is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Abra: (928)

Communities near Abra ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Abra.

  • Chino Valley [Yavapai County]
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    • Chino Valley [Yavapai County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Abra
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,819 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chino Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chino Valley<5>
  • Drake [Yavapai County]
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    • Drake [Yavapai County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Abra
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  • Puntenney [Yavapai County] - Historic
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    • Puntenney [Yavapai County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Abra
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Puntenney. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
  • Williamson [Yavapai County]
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    • Williamson [Yavapai County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Abra
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Granite Dells [Yavapai County]
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      • Granite Dells [Yavapai County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Abra
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    • Jerome [Yavapai County]
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      • Jerome [Yavapai County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Abra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 459 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jerome<5>
    • Prescott Valley [Yavapai County]
    • Ash Fork [Yavapai County]
    • Clarkdale [Yavapai County]
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      • Clarkdale [Yavapai County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the east of Abra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,525 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkdale<5>
    • Iron Springs [Yavapai County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abra. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abra.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abra. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Abra.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abra. See our Newspapers Page for Abra.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abra ...

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Abra, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Abra.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arizona

About Yavapai County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Yavapai County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Yavapai, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abra - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abra) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abra. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9020, Longitude: -112.4468       In this case, the coordinates for Abra have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






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