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Blue Gap, Arizona

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Welcome to Blue Gap ...

Blue Gap is located in Apache County<1>.

Blue Gap is 6,490 feet [1,978 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Blue Gap is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Blue Gap, you will leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

The telephone area code for Blue Gap: (928)

The ZIP code for Blue Gap: 86520<3>

Communities Also Named Blue Gap ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Blue Gap - they are located in Kentucky and Texas.

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

Communities near Blue Gap ...

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

  • Cottonwood [Apache County]
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    • Cottonwood [Apache County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Blue Gap
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  • Coyote Springs [Apache County]
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    • Coyote Springs [Apache County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Blue Gap
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  • Pinon [Navajo County]
  • Rough Rock [Apache County]
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    • Rough Rock [Apache County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Blue Gap
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rough Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Low Mountain [Navajo County]
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      • Low Mountain [Navajo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Blue Gap
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    • Chinle [Apache County]
    • Many Farms [Apache County]
    • Chilchinbito [Navajo County]
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      • Chilchinbito [Navajo County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the north of Blue Gap
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    • Del Muerto [Apache County]
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      • Del Muerto [Apache County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the east of Blue Gap
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    • Keams Canyon [Navajo 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 Blue Gap. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blue Gap.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blue Gap ...

Looking for more information about Blue Gap? 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 Blue Gap, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blue Gap.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Apache County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Apache, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blue Gap - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Blue Gap). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blue Gap or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Blue Gap) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blue Gap. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blue Gap

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Gap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1706, Longitude: -109.9458    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






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