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Maricopa, Arizona

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Welcome to Maricopa ...

The city of Maricopa is located in Pinal County<1>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Maricopa had a population of 43,482 people.<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Maricopa, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated October 15, 2003.

Maricopa is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Maricopa: (520)

The ZIP code for Maricopa: 85239<4>

Websites for Maricopa ...

Official Website:

Adding Maricopa 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 Maricopa 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 Maricopa elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Maricopa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Maricopa - it's located in California.

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

Communities near Maricopa ...

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

  • Casa Blanca [Pinal County]
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    • Casa Blanca [Pinal County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Maricopa
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  • Bapchule [Pinal County]
  • Mobile [Maricopa County]
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    • Mobile [Maricopa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Maricopa
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  • Sweetwater [Pinal County]
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    • Sweetwater [Pinal County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Maricopa
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Santa Cruz [Pinal County]
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      • Santa Cruz [Pinal County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Maricopa
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    • Stanfield [Pinal County]
    • Sun Lakes [Maricopa County]
    • Gila Crossing [Maricopa County]
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      • Gila Crossing [Maricopa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Maricopa
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    • Santan [Pinal County]
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      • Santan [Pinal County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Maricopa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santan have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stotonic [Pinal County]
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      • Stotonic [Pinal County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Maricopa
      • Stotonic has also been known as:
      • Stetonic
      • Stotonik
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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 Maricopa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Maricopa.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maricopa ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pinal County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Maricopa:

The official website for Pinal County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Pinal, 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 Maricopa.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Maricopa - 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 Maricopa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Maricopa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Maricopa) 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 Maricopa. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Maricopa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maricopa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0580, Longitude: -112.0480    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






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