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Welcome to Nogales ...
When the people of Nogales refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Nogalian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Nogales has a population of 20,103 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Nogales.
Nogales is 3,770 feet [1,149 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Nogales is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Nogales lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Nogales: (520)
The ZIP codes for Nogales: 85621, 85628, 85662<5>
Websites for Nogales ...
Official Website: www.cityofnogales.net/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nogales had an population of 20,103 people. This is a decrease of 3.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.71% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Nogales had a population of 20,837 people (which is 43.94% of the total population of Santa Cruz County). This makes Nogales the county's most populous community.
The population of Nogales represents 0.33% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 33rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 20,837 people, the population of Nogales has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,878 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Nogales.
Adding Nogales 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 Nogales 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 Nogales 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 Nogales on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Nogales ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Nogales.
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 Nogales. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nogales.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Nogales. 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 Nogales.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nogales. Our list includes 22 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Nogales.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nogales ...
Looking for more information about Nogales? 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 Nogales, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nogales.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Nogales: www.cityofnogales.net/
The official website for Santa Cruz County: www.co.santa-cruz.az.us/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Jan 2021