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Apache Junction, Arizona
Welcome to Apache Junction ...
A typical abbreviation for Apache Junction: Apache Jct. (or less commonly used: Apache Jctn.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Apache Junction has a population of 42,571 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Apache Junction.
Apache Junction is 1,690 feet [515 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Apache Junction lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
The area code for Apache Junction: (480)
The ZIP codes for Apache Junction: 85117-85120, 85178<4>
Websites for Apache Junction ...
Official Website: www.ajcity.net/
Chamber of Commerce: www.apachejunctioncoc.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Apache Junction had an population of 42,571 people. This is an increase of 18.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.81% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Apache Junction had a population of 35,840 people (which is 9.54% of the total population of Pinal County). This makes Apache Junction the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Apache Junction represents 0.56% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 35,840 people, the population of Apache Junction increased 12.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 31,814 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Apache Junction.
Adding Apache Junction to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Apache Junction in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Apache Junction elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Road Map for Arizona (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Apache Junction on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Apache Junction ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Apache Junction.
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 Apache Junction. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Apache Junction.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Apache Junction. 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 Apache Junction.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Apache Junction. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Apache Junction.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apache Junction ...
Looking for more information about Apache Junction? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Apache Junction, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Apache Junction.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Apache Junction: www.ajcity.net/
The official website for Pinal County: www.co.pinal.az.us/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021