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Welcome to Alhambra ...

Alhambra is located in Maricopa County<1>.

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

When the people of Alhambra refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Alhambran<3>

Alhambra is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Communities Also Named Alhambra ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 11 communities that are also named Alhambra - they are located in Alberta, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Alhambra ...

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

  • Phoenix
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Mesa
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Scottsdale
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Glendale
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Tempe
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Peoria
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Surprise
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Goodyear
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • Avondale
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • El Mirage
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)

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 Alhambra. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alhambra.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alhambra ...

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

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

The official website for Maricopa County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

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 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.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Alhambra refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Alhambra may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alhambra - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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