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Welcome to Briggs ...
The location of Briggs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Briggs is 2,750 feet [838 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Briggs is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Briggs lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Briggs lies within the (928) area code.
Adding Briggs 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 Briggs 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 Briggs elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Briggs on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Briggs ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arizona communities named Briggs: This one is located in Yavapai County and the other is located in Cochise County.
Beyond Arizona, there are 21 communities that are also named Briggs - they are located in California (2), Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Briggs.
Communities near Briggs ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Briggs.
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 Briggs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Briggs.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Briggs. 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 Briggs.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Briggs. See our Newspapers Page for Briggs.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Briggs ...
Looking for more information about Briggs? 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 Briggs, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Briggs.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Briggs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Yavapai County: www.co.yavapai.az.us/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021