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Welcome to Central ...

Central is located in Graham County.

Central is 2,880 feet [878 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Central is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Central (for example, toward Virden (NM)), 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 area code for Central: (928)

The ZIP code for Central: 85531<2>

Communities near Central ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Central and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bryce   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cactus Flat   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Eden   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Emery   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fort Thomas   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lebanon   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Central ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 55 communities that are also named Central - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas (5), California, Florida, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia (3).

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

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 Central. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Central. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Central.

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

Websites for Central ...

 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.graham-chamber.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Central ...

Looking for more information about Central? 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 Central? 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 Central, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Central.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Arizona

About Graham County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Graham County: www.graham.az.gov/

The official website for State of Arizona: www.az.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>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 Central). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Central or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Central. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Central) 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 Central. 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 Central

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8676, Longitude: -109.7886     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Central.

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