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Welcome to Cottonwood ...
When the people of Cottonwood refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Cottonwoodite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cottonwood has a population of 12,321 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Cottonwood.
Cottonwood is 3,310 feet [1,009 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Cottonwood is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Cottonwood lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Cottonwood is within the (928) area code.
The ZIP code for Cottonwood: 86326<5>
Websites for Cottonwood ...
Official Website: www.ci.cottonwood.az.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cottonwood had an population of 12,321 people. This is an increase of 9.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.23% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cottonwood had a population of 11,265 people (which is 5.34% of the total population of Yavapai County). This makes Cottonwood the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Cottonwood represents 0.18% of the total population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 11,265 people, the population of Cottonwood increased 22.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,179 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cottonwood.
Communities Also Named Cottonwood ...
While we believe that this Cottonwood is located in Yavapai County, we know of another 3 Arizona communities named Cottonwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Apache, Cochise and Pinal County.
Beyond Arizona, there are 47 communities that are also named Cottonwood - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, British Columbia, California (3), Colorado (3), Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada (3), New Mexico (3), Oklahoma (2), South Dakota, Texas (10), Utah (3) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cottonwood.
Communities near Cottonwood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cottonwood.
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 Cottonwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cottonwood.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cottonwood. 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 Cottonwood.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cottonwood. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cottonwood.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cottonwood ...
Looking for more information about Cottonwood? 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 Cottonwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cottonwood.
Adding Cottonwood to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cottonwood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cottonwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cottonwood on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Cottonwood: www.ci.cottonwood.az.us/
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: 27 Apr 2022