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Big Springs, Arizona

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Welcome to Big Springs ...

Big Springs is located in Coconino County.

A typical abbreviation for Big Springs: Big Spgs. (or less commonly used: Big Spngs. or Big Sprngs.)

Big Springs is 6,940 feet [2,115 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Big Springs is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Big Springs: (928)

Communities near Big Springs ...

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 are driving it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Bitter Springs   [Map]   ---   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fredonia   [Map]   1,323   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Jacob Lake   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kaibab   [Map]   ---   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Moccasin   [Map]   ---   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
North Rim   [Map]   ---   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Big Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Big Springs - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (6), Texas and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Big Springs. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Big Springs.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Big Springs:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Springs ...

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

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Big Springs. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arizona

About Coconino County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Coconino County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Big Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Big Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6017, Longitude: -112.3499     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Big Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Big Springs.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Big Springs.