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Welcome to Gila Bend ...
Gila Bend was established in 1872.
A typical abbreviation for Gila Bend: Gila Bnd.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gila Bend has a population of 2,102 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Gila Bend is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Gila Bend lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Gila Bend is located in the (928) area code.
The ZIP code for Gila Bend: 85337<4>
In the past, Gila Bend was named Gila.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gila Bend had an population of 2,102 people. This is an increase of 9.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.16% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gila Bend had a population of 1,922 people. This makes Gila Bend the county's 24th most populous community.
The population of Gila Bend represents 0.03% of the total population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,922 people, the population of Gila Bend decreased 2.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,980 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gila Bend.
Communities near Gila Bend ...
We have created a list of 6 communities that are near Gila Bend.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gila Bend. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gila Bend.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gila Bend. 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 Gila Bend.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gila Bend. See our Newspapers Page for Gila Bend.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gila Bend ...
Looking for more information about Gila Bend? 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 Gila Bend, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gila Bend.
Adding Gila Bend to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gila Bend in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Gila Bend was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Gila Bend in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Gila Bend.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023