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Welcome to Agua Caliente ...

Agua Caliente is located in Maricopa County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Agua Caliente, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1888.

Agua Caliente is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Agua Caliente ...

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

Communities near Agua Caliente ...

We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Agua Caliente.

  • Palomas
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palomas have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palomas
    • Palomas is located in Yuma County
  • Aztec
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aztec
    • Aztec is located in Yuma County
  • Camp Horn ‑ Historic
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Horn
    • Camp Horn is located in Yuma County
  • Dateland
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Kofa ‑ Historic
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kofa have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kofa
    • Kofa is located in Yuma County
  • Harqua ‑ Historic
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harqua have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harqua
    • Harqua is located in Maricopa County
  • Theba
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Theba
    • Theba is located in Maricopa County

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Agua Caliente. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Agua Caliente.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Agua Caliente. 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 Agua Caliente.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Agua Caliente ...

Looking for more information about Agua Caliente? 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 Agua Caliente, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Agua Caliente.

Adding Agua Caliente to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Agua Caliente in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Agua Caliente was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Agua Caliente post office opened in 1888.

We also found Agua Caliente in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Agua Caliente.

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

The official website for Maricopa County: www.maricopa.gov/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Maricopa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Agua Caliente - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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