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Oracle, Arizona

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Welcome to Oracle ...

Oracle is located in Pinal County<1>.

Oracle is 4,520 feet [1,378 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Oracle is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Oracle lies within the (520) area code.

The ZIP code for Oracle: 85623<3>

Adding Oracle 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 Oracle 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 Oracle 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 Oracle on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Oracle ...

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

  • Oro Valley [Pima County]
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    • Oro Valley [Pima County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Oracle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oro Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oro Valley<5>
  • Mammoth [Pinal County]
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    • Mammoth [Pinal County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Oracle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,687 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mammoth<5>
  • San Manuel [Pinal County]
  • Catalina [Pima County]
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    • Mount Lemmon [Pima County]
    • North Mammoth [Pinal County]
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      • North Mammoth [Pinal County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Oracle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Mammoth
    • Summerhaven [Pima County]
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      • Summerhaven [Pima County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Oracle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerhaven
    • Willow Canyon [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Canyon
      • Willow Canyon [Pima County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Oracle
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    • Copper Creek [Pinal County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper Creek
      • Copper Creek [Pinal County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Oracle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Tortolita [Pima 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 Oracle. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oracle.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oracle ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oracle. 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 Pinal, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oracle - 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 Oracle). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oracle or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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- Oracle) 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 Oracle. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oracle

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oracle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6116, Longitude: -110.7710    
<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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