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Welcome to Lake Havasu City ...

The city of Lake Havasu City is located in Mohave County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Lake Havasu City: Lk. Havasu City

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lake Havasu City has a population of 55,865 people<2> (see below for details).

Lake Havasu City was established in 1964.

The community of Lake Havasu City is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: While Lake Havasu City is in the Mountain Standard Time Zone and does not observe daylight saving time, the area just to the west is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and does..

Lake Havasu City is located in the (928) area code.

The ZIP codes for Lake Havasu City: 86403-86406<4>

Websites for Lake Havasu City ...

Official Website:   www.ci.lake-havasu-city.az.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.havasuchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lake Havasu City had an population of 55,865 people. This is an increase of 6.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lake Havasu City had a population of 52,527 people (which is 26.24% of the total population of Mohave County). This makes Lake Havasu City the county's most populous community.

The population of Lake Havasu City represents 0.82% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 52,527 people, the population of Lake Havasu City increased 25.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 41,938 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lake Havasu City.

Communities near Lake Havasu City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lake Havasu City.

  • Havasu Lake [San Bernardino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havasu Lake
    • Havasu Lake [San Bernardino County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Lake Havasu City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havasu Lake
  • Desert Hills [Mohave County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Desert Hills
    • Desert Hills [Mohave County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Lake Havasu City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Desert Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Desert Hills
  • Havasu Palms [San Bernardino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havasu Palms
    • Havasu Palms [San Bernardino County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Lake Havasu City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havasu Palms
  • Parker Dam [San Bernardino County]
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    • Franconia [Mohave County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franconia
      • Franconia [Mohave County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Lake Havasu City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franconia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franconia
    • Topock [Mohave County]
    • Parker Strip [La Paz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parker Strip
      • Parker Strip [La Paz County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Lake Havasu City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker Strip have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker Strip
    • Cienega Springs [La Paz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cienega Springs
      • Cienega Springs [La Paz County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the south of Lake Havasu City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cienega Springs
    • Bluewater [San Bernardino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluewater
      • Bluewater [San Bernardino County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the south of Lake Havasu City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluewater have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluewater
    • Bluewater [La Paz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluewater
      • Bluewater [La Paz County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the south of Lake Havasu City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluewater have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluewater

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lake Havasu City. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lake Havasu City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Havasu City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arizona

About Mohave County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lake Havasu City: www.ci.lake-havasu-city.az.us/

The official website for Mohave County: www.co.mohave.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 Mohave, 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 Lake Havasu City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Havasu City - 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 city (such as Lake Havasu City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lake Havasu City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Lake Havasu City includes: 86403, 86404, 86405 & 86406.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Lake Havasu City) 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 Lake Havasu City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake Havasu City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Havasu City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4839, Longitude: -114.3335    
<6>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.
<7>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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