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Welcome to New River ...

New River is located in Maricopa County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of New River, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.

New River is 2,010 feet [613 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for New River: (623)

The ZIP code for New River: 85087<3>

Communities Also Named New River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 10 communities that are also named New River - they are located in Alabama, Florida (2), Louisiana, New Brunswick, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near New River ...

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

  • Cave Creek
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Carefree
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Gillett ‑ Historic
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gillett
    • Gillett is located in Yavapai County
  • Black Canyon City
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Tip Top ‑ Historic
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tip Top
    • Tip Top is located in Yavapai County
  • Carefree Foothills
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carefree Foothills
    • Carefree Foothills is located in Maricopa County
  • Columbia ‑ Historic
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia is located in Yavapai County
  • Humbug ‑ Historic
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humbug
    • Humbug is located in Yavapai County
  • Arrowhead Ranch
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrowhead Ranch
    • Arrowhead Ranch is located in Maricopa County
  • Bumble Bee
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New River ...

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

Adding New River to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New River 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 New River was on a map titled Road Map for Arizona (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for New River.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New River. 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 Maricopa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as New River). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New River or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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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