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Welcome to Blue ...

Blue is located in Greenlee County<1>.

Blue is 5,750 feet [1,753 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Blue is about 1 mile [or 1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Blue, 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.

Blue is within the boundaries of the (928) area code.

The ZIP code for Blue: 85922<3>

Communities Also Named Blue ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Blue - they are located in Indiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Blue ...

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

  • Sprucedale [Greenlee County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sprucedale
    • Sprucedale [Greenlee County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Blue
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sprucedale have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Alpine [Apache County]
  • Luna [Catron County]
  • Alma [Catron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
    • Alma [Catron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Blue
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reserve [Catron County]
    • Mogollon [Catron County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mogollon
      • Mogollon [Catron County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southeast of Blue
    • Nutrioso [Apache County]
    • Glenwood [Catron County]
    • Pleasanton [Catron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasanton
      • Pleasanton [Catron County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Blue
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasanton
    • Cruzville [Catron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cruzville
      • Cruzville [Catron County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Blue
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cruzville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blue ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arizona

About Greenlee County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Greenlee County: www.co.greenlee.az.us/

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 Greenlee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blue - 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). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blue 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) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6109, Longitude: -109.1073    
<5>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.
<6>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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