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Welcome to Desert Pines ...

Desert Pines is located in Maricopa County<1>.

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

Desert Pines is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Desert Pines ...

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

  • Phoenix [Maricopa County]
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    • Phoenix [Maricopa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Desert Pines
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,680,992 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenix<5>
  • Scottsdale [Maricopa County]
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    • Scottsdale [Maricopa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Desert Pines
    • Estimated population in 2019: 258,069 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsdale<5>
  • Glendale [Maricopa County]
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    • Glendale [Maricopa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Desert Pines
    • Estimated population in 2019: 252,381 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendale<5>
  • Tempe [Maricopa County]
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    • Tempe [Maricopa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Desert Pines
    • Estimated population in 2019: 195,805 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tempe<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Peoria [Maricopa County]
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      • Peoria [Maricopa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Desert Pines
      • Estimated population in 2019: 175,961 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peoria<5>
    • Surprise [Maricopa County]
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      • Surprise [Maricopa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Desert Pines
      • Estimated population in 2019: 141,664 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surprise<5>
    • Avondale [Maricopa County]
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      • Avondale [Maricopa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Desert Pines
      • Estimated population in 2019: 87,931 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avondale<5>
    • El Mirage [Maricopa County]
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      • El Mirage [Maricopa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Desert Pines
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,753 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for El Mirage<5>
    • Paradise Valley [Maricopa County]
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      • Paradise Valley [Maricopa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Desert Pines
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,637 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paradise Valley<5>
    • Tolleson [Maricopa County]
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      • Tolleson [Maricopa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Desert Pines
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,372 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolleson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tolleson<5>

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 Desert Pines. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Desert Pines.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Desert Pines ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arizona

About Maricopa County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Maricopa County: www.maricopa.gov/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Maricopa, 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 Desert Pines - 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 from Point A (ie- Desert Pines) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Desert Pines. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6375, Longitude: -112.1438       In this case, the coordinates for Desert Pines 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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