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(Cochise County)

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Welcome to Mescal ...

Mescal is located in Cochise County<1>.

Mescal is 4,080 feet [1,244 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Mescal is about ¾ mile [or 1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Mescal: (520)

Communities Also Named Mescal ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arizona communities named Mescal: This one is located in Cochise County and the other is located in Pima County.

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

Communities near Mescal ...

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

  • Benson [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benson
    • Benson [Cochise County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Mescal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,880 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benson<4>
  • Whetstone [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whetstone
    • Whetstone [Cochise County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Mescal
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whetstone have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whetstone
  • Harrington Place [Pima County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrington Place
    • Harrington Place [Pima County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Mescal
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrington Place have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Pomerene [Cochise County]
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    • Saint David [Cochise County]
    • Vail [Pima County]
    • Corona de Tucson [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corona de Tucson
      • Corona de Tucson [Pima County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Mescal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corona de Tucson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corona de Tucson
    • Elgin [Santa Cruz County]
    • Fairbank [Cochise County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairbank
      • Fairbank [Cochise County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Mescal
    • Helvetia [Pima County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helvetia
      • Helvetia [Pima County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the west of Mescal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helvetia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mescal ...

Looking for more information about Mescal? 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 Mescal, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mescal.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arizona

About Cochise County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cochise County: www.cochise.az.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 Cochise, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mescal - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Mescal) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mescal. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mescal

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mescal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9758, Longitude: -110.4347    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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