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Welcome to Keams Canyon ...

Keams Canyon is located within the Hopi Nation.

Keams Canyon is located in Navajo County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Keams Canyon: Keams Cyn. (or less commonly used: Keams Canyn. or Keams Cnyn.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Keams Canyon for more information about variations on the name of Keams Canyon.

Keams Canyon is 6,180 feet [1,884 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Keams Canyon is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Keams Canyon 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.

Keams Canyon is located in the (928) area code.

The ZIP code for Keams Canyon: 86034<3>

Adding Keams Canyon to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Keams Canyon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Keams Canyon elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Keams Canyon on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Keams Canyon ...

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

  • Jeddito [Navajo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeddito
    • Jeddito [Navajo County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Keams Canyon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeddito have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeddito
  • Low Mountain [Navajo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Low Mountain
    • Low Mountain [Navajo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Keams Canyon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Low Mountain
  • First Mesa [Navajo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for First Mesa
    • First Mesa [Navajo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Keams Canyon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on First Mesa
  • Polacca [Navajo County]
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    • Hano [Navajo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hano
      • Hano [Navajo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Keams Canyon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hano
    • Walpi [Navajo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walpi
      • Walpi [Navajo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Keams Canyon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walpi
    • Wepo Village [Navajo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wepo Village
      • Wepo Village [Navajo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Keams Canyon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wepo Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wepo Village
    • Second Mesa [Navajo County]
    • Toyei [Apache County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toyei
      • Toyei [Apache County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Keams Canyon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toyei
    • Shongopovi [Navajo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shongopovi
      • Shongopovi [Navajo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Keams Canyon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shongopovi have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shongopovi

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Keams Canyon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arizona

About Navajo County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Keams Canyon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Navajo County: www.co.navajo.az.us/

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 Navajo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Keams Canyon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Keams Canyon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Keams Canyon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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- Keams Canyon) 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 Keams Canyon. 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 Keams Canyon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keams Canyon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8124, Longitude: -110.1968    
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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