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Welcome to El Mirage ...

The city of El Mirage is located in Maricopa County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, El Mirage has a population of 35,795 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of El Mirage.

El Mirage is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

El Mirage is within the boundaries of the (623) area code.

The ZIP code for El Mirage: 85335<4>

Websites for El Mirage ...

Official Website: www.cityofelmirage.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, El Mirage had an population of 35,795 people. This is an increase of 12.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 370.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, El Mirage had a population of 31,797 people. This makes El Mirage the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of El Mirage represents 0.5% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 26th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 31,797 people, the population of El Mirage increased 317.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,609 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for El Mirage.

Communities Also Named El Mirage ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named El Mirage - it's located in California.

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

Communities near El Mirage ...

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

  • Phoenix (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phoenix
    • Phoenix lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of El Mirage and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,708,127 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenix
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenix<6>
  • Glendale (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
    • Glendale lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of El Mirage and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 255,307 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendale<6>
  • Goodyear (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodyear
    • Goodyear lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of El Mirage and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 90,622 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodyear
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodyear<6>
  • Avondale (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avondale
    • Avondale lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of El Mirage and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 88,914 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avondale<6>
  • Tolleson (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tolleson
    • Tolleson lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of El Mirage and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,564 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolleson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tolleson<6>
  • Litchfield Park (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Litchfield Park
    • Litchfield Park lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of El Mirage and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,578 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Litchfield Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Litchfield Park<6>
  • Peoria Polynesian Village (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peoria Polynesian Village
    • Peoria Polynesian Village lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of El Mirage and is located in Maricopa County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peoria Polynesian Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peoria Polynesian Village
  • Westbrook Village (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westbrook Village
    • Westbrook Village lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of El Mirage and is located in Maricopa County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westbrook Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westbrook Village
  • Peacock Village (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peacock Village
    • Peacock Village lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of El Mirage and is located in Maricopa County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peacock Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peacock Village
  • Peoria (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peoria
    • Peoria lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of El Mirage and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,872 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peoria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peoria<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for El Mirage ...

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

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The official website for El Mirage: www.cityofelmirage.org/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for El Mirage.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around El Mirage - 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 city (such as El Mirage). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether El Mirage 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- El Mirage) 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 El Mirage. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from El MirageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in El Mirage. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6117, Longitude: -112.3248    
<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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