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Welcome to Kofa ...
So far, we found very little information about Kofa. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Kofa to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Kofa, please Contact Us.
We aren't confident of the location of Kofa, so consider the above location as an estimate.<3>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Kofa, you might consider that their post office opened in 1900.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Kofa: An acronym for King Of Arizona , a nearby mine.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Kofa is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Kofa was located is in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Kofa, you will leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.
If Kofa still existed, it would have been in the (928) area code.
Communities near Kofa ...
We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Kofa.
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 Kofa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kofa.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kofa. 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 Kofa.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kofa. See our Newspapers Page for Kofa.
Adding Kofa to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Kofa 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 Kofa was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
For more details, see References and Mentions for Kofa.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Yuma County: www.co.yuma.az.us/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023