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Corta Junction, Arizona

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Welcome to Corta Junction ...

Corta Junction is located in Cochise County<1>.

The location of Corta Junction has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Corta Junction: Corta Jct. (or less commonly used: Corta Jctn.)

Corta Junction is 4,900 feet [1,494 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Corta Junction is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Corta Junction and travel east, 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.

Corta Junction is within the (520) area code.

Communities near Corta Junction ...

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

  • Bisbee [Cochise County]
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    • Bisbee [Cochise County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Corta Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,225 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bisbee<5>
  • Naco [Cochise County]
  • Double Adobe [Cochise County]
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    • Double Adobe [Cochise County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Corta Junction
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  • Palominas [Cochise County]
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    • Palominas [Cochise County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Corta Junction
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    • Miracle Valley [Cochise County]
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      • Miracle Valley [Cochise County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Corta Junction
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    • McNeal [Cochise County]
    • Pirtleville [Cochise County]
    • Douglas [Cochise County]
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      • Douglas [Cochise County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the east of Corta Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,193 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglas<5>
    • Hereford [Cochise County]
    • Nicksville [Cochise County]
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      • Nicksville [Cochise County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the west of Corta Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nicksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Corta Junction. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Corta Junction.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corta Junction ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Cochise, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corta Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Corta Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corta Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3962, Longitude: -109.8837       In this case, the coordinates for Corta Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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