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Welcome to Papago ...

Papago is located in Maricopa County<1>.

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

Papago is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Adding Papago 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 Papago 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 Papago 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 Papago on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Papago ...

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

  • Harqua [Maricopa County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harqua
    • Harqua [Maricopa County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Papago
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Agua Caliente [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agua Caliente
    • Agua Caliente [Maricopa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Papago
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agua Caliente
  • Hyder [Yuma County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyder
    • Hyder [Yuma County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Papago
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Theba [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Theba
    • Theba [Maricopa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Papago
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Theba
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arlington [Maricopa County]
    • Aztec [Yuma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aztec
      • Aztec [Yuma County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Papago
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aztec
    • Gila Bend [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gila Bend
      • Gila Bend [Maricopa County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Papago
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,100 people
      • Former name for Gila Bend:
      • Gila
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gila Bend
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gila Bend<5>
    • San Lucy Village [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Lucy Village
      • San Lucy Village [Maricopa County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the east of Papago
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Lucy Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Lucy Village
    • Wintersburg [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wintersburg
      • Wintersburg [Maricopa County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Papago
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wintersburg
    • Camp Horn [Yuma County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Horn
      • Camp Horn [Yuma County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Papago

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Papago ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Maricopa County: www.maricopa.gov/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

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 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 Papago - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Papago) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Papago. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1042, Longitude: -113.1391       In this case, the coordinates for Papago 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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