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Welcome to Fountain Hills ...

The town of Fountain Hills is located in Maricopa County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fountain Hills has a population of 25,654 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fountain Hills.

Fountain Hills is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Fountain Hills is located in the (480) area code.

The ZIP codes for Fountain Hills: 85268-85269<4>

Websites for Fountain Hills ...

Official Website:   www.ci.fountain-hills.az.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fountainhillschamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fountain Hills had an population of 25,654 people. This is an increase of 14.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fountain Hills had a population of 22,489 people. This makes Fountain Hills the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Fountain Hills represents 0.35% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 32nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 22,489 people, the population of Fountain Hills increased 11.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 20,235 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fountain Hills.

Communities near Fountain Hills ...

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

  • Mesa (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesa
    • Mesa lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Fountain Hills and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 528,159 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesa<6>
  • Scottsdale (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsdale
    • Scottsdale lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Fountain Hills and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,647 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsdale<6>
  • Gilbert (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert
    • Gilbert lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Fountain Hills and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 257,658 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<6>
  • Tempe (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tempe
    • Tempe lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Fountain Hills and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,402 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tempe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tempe<6>
  • Apache Junction (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apache Junction
    • Apache Junction lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Fountain Hills and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,729 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apache Junction
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apache Junction<6>
  • Paradise Valley (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise Valley
    • Paradise Valley lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Fountain Hills and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,851 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paradise Valley<6>
  • Cave Creek (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Creek
    • Cave Creek lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Fountain Hills and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,986 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cave Creek<6>
  • Carefree (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carefree
    • Carefree lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Fountain Hills and is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,974 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carefree
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carefree<6>
  • Continental Village (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Continental Village
    • Continental Village lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Fountain Hills and is located in Maricopa County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Continental Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Continental Village
  • Rio Verde (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fountain Hills. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fountain Hills.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fountain Hills ...

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

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The official website for Fountain Hills: www.ci.fountain-hills.az.us/

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 Fountain Hills.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fountain Hills - 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 Fountain Hills). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fountain Hills or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Fountain Hills includes: 85268 & 85269.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fountain Hills) 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 Fountain Hills. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fountain HillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fountain Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6114, Longitude: -111.7289    
<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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