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Milkwater, Arizona

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Welcome to Milkwater ...

Milkwater is located in Apache County<1>.

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

Milkwater is 7,300 feet [2,225 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Milkwater is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Milkwater and travel east, you will soon leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

The area code for Milkwater: (928)

Communities near Milkwater ...

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

  • Crystal [San Juan County]
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    • Crystal [San Juan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Milkwater
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  • Sawmill [Apache County]
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    • Sawmill [Apache County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Milkwater
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  • Navajo [McKinley County]
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    • Navajo [McKinley County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Milkwater
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navajo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Navajo<5>
  • Wheatfields [Apache County]
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    • Wheatfields [Apache County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Milkwater
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sehili [Apache County]
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      • Sehili [Apache County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Milkwater
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    • Toadlena [San Juan County]
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      • Toadlena [San Juan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Milkwater
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    • Tsaile [Apache County]
    • Del Muerto [Apache County]
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      • Del Muerto [Apache County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Milkwater
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    • Fort Defiance [Apache County]
    • Nazlini [Apache County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milkwater ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Apache County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Apache, 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 Milkwater - 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 from Point A (ie- Milkwater) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milkwater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0528, Longitude: -109.1107       In this case, the coordinates for Milkwater 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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