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Welcome to Flagstaff ...
When the people of Flagstaff refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Flagstaffian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Flagstaff has a population of 75,295 people<3> (see below for details).
Flagstaff was established in 1876.
The community of Flagstaff is 6,830 feet [2,082 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Flagstaff is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Flagstaff lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Flagstaff lies within the (928) area code.
The ZIP codes for Flagstaff: 86001-86004, 86011<5>
Websites for Flagstaff ...
Official Website: www.flagstaff.az.gov/
Chamber of Commerce: www.flagstaffchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Flagstaff had an population of 75,295 people. This is an increase of 14.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.35% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Flagstaff had a population of 65,870 people (which is 49% of the total population of Coconino County). This makes Flagstaff the county's most populous community.
The population of Flagstaff represents 1.03% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 65,870 people, the population of Flagstaff increased 24.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 52,894 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Flagstaff.
Communities Also Named Flagstaff ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Flagstaff - it's located in Maine.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Flagstaff.
Communities near Flagstaff ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Flagstaff.
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 Flagstaff. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Flagstaff.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Flagstaff. 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 Flagstaff.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Flagstaff. Our list includes 35 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Flagstaff.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flagstaff ...
Looking for more information about Flagstaff? 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 Flagstaff, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Flagstaff.
Adding Flagstaff to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Flagstaff 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 Flagstaff was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Flagstaff on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1930.
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Flagstaff on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Flagstaff: www.flagstaff.az.gov/
The official website for Coconino County: www.co.coconino.az.us/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022