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Eagar, Arizona

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Welcome to Eagar ...

The town of Eagar is located in Apache County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Eagar has a population of 4,946 people<2> (see below for details).

Eagar was established in 1871.

The community of Eagar is 7,120 feet [2,170 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Eagar is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Eagar 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.

Eagar is within the boundaries of the (928) area code.

The ZIP code for Eagar: 85925<4>

Websites for Eagar ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eagar had an population of 4,946 people. This is an increase of 1.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eagar had a population of 4,885 people (or 6.83% of the total population of Apache County). This makes Eagar the county's most populous community.

The population of Eagar represents 0.08% of the total population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,885 people, the population of Eagar increased 21.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,033 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Eagar.

Communities near Eagar ...

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

  • Greer (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Northwoods (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northwoods
    • Northwoods lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Eagar and is located in Apache County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northwoods
  • Nutrioso (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Alpine (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
  • Sprucedale (25 miles [40.2 km] to the south) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sprucedale
    • Sprucedale was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the south of Eagar and is located in Greenlee County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sprucedale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Vernon (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest)
  • Saint Johns (27 miles [43.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Johns
    • Saint Johns lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the north of Eagar and is located in Apache County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,526 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Johns
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Johns<6>
  • Luna (27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Concho (31 miles [49.9 km] to the northwest)
  • McNary (32 miles [51.5 km] to the west)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eagar ...

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

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About Arizona

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Apache, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eagar.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eagar - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Eagar). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eagar or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Eagar) 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 Eagar. 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 EagarOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eagar. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1109, Longitude: -109.2916    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






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