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Welcome to Kensington ...

Kensington is located in Maricopa County<1>.

The location of Kensington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Kensington is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Kensington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Kensington - they are located in California, Connecticut, Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York (3), Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Quebec, South Carolina (3), Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Kensington ...

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

  • Phoenix [Maricopa County]
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    • Phoenix [Maricopa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Kensington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,680,992 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenix<5>
  • Mesa [Maricopa County]
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    • Mesa [Maricopa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Kensington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 518,012 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesa<5>
  • Scottsdale [Maricopa County]
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    • Scottsdale [Maricopa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Kensington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 258,069 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsdale<5>
  • Glendale [Maricopa County]
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    • Glendale [Maricopa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Kensington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 252,381 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tempe [Maricopa County]
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      • Tempe [Maricopa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Kensington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 195,805 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tempe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tempe<5>
    • Peoria [Maricopa County]
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      • Peoria [Maricopa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Kensington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 175,961 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peoria<5>
    • Fountain Hills [Maricopa County]
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      • Fountain Hills [Maricopa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Kensington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,200 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Hills<5>
    • Paradise Valley [Maricopa County]
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      • Paradise Valley [Maricopa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Kensington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,637 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paradise Valley<5>
    • Tolleson [Maricopa County]
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      • Tolleson [Maricopa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Kensington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,372 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolleson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tolleson<5>
    • Youngtown [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngtown
      • Youngtown [Maricopa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Kensington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,859 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Youngtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Youngtown<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kensington ...

Looking for more information about Kensington? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Kensington, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Kensington.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arizona

About Maricopa County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kensington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Kensington) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kensington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6167, Longitude: -111.9743       In this case, the coordinates for Kensington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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