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Catalina, Arizona

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Welcome to Catalina ...

Catalina is located in Pima County<1>.

Catalina is 3,150 feet [960 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Catalina is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Catalina lies within the (520) area code.

The ZIP code for Catalina: 85738<3>

Communities Also Named Catalina ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Catalina - they are located in California, Newfoundland and Labrador and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Catalina ...

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

  • Tucson [Pima County]
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    • Tucson [Pima County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Catalina
    • Estimated population in 2019: 548,073 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucson<5>
  • Marana [Pima County]
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    • Marana [Pima County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Catalina
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,030 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marana<5>
  • Oro Valley [Pima County]
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    • Oro Valley [Pima County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Catalina
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,044 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oro Valley<5>
  • Mount Lemmon [Pima County]
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    • Summerhaven [Pima County]
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      • Summerhaven [Pima County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Catalina
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    • Tortolita [Pima County]
    • Campo Bonito [Pinal County] - Historic
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      • Campo Bonito [Pinal County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Catalina
    • Oracle [Pinal County]
    • Casas Adobes [Pima County]
    • Catalina Foothills [Pima County]
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      • Catalina Foothills [Pima County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Catalina
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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 Catalina. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Catalina.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Catalina ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Catalina. 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 Pima, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Catalina - 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 Catalina). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Catalina 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- Catalina) 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 Catalina. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Catalina

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Catalina. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5007, Longitude: -110.9171    
<5>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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