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Octave, Arizona

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Welcome to Octave ...

So far, we have found very little information about Octave. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Octave to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Octave, please Contact Us.

Octave would have been located within present day Yavapai County<2>.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Octave is 3,420 feet [1,042 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Octave is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Octave was located is in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Octave would have been located in the (928) area code.

Communities near Octave ...

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

  • Wickenburg [Maricopa County]
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    • Wickenburg [Maricopa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Octave
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,092 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wickenburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wickenburg<5>
  • Glen Ilah [Yavapai County]
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    • Glen Ilah [Yavapai County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Octave
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  • Yarnell [Yavapai County]
  • Constellation [Yavapai County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Constellation
    • Constellation [Yavapai County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Octave
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Constellation have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Congress [Yavapai County]
    • Peeples Valley [Yavapai County]
    • Wagoner [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wagoner
      • Wagoner [Yavapai County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Octave
    • Walnut Grove [Yavapai County]
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      • Walnut Grove [Yavapai County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Octave
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    • Copperopolis [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copperopolis
      • Copperopolis [Yavapai County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Octave
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copperopolis have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Camp Date Creek [Yavapai County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Date Creek
      • Camp Date Creek [Yavapai County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Octave

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Octave, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Yavapai, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Octave - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Octave) 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 Octave. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Octave

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Octave. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1418, Longitude: -112.6900    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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