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Paradise, Arizona

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Welcome to Paradise ...

Paradise is located in Cochise County<1>.

Paradise is 5,480 feet [1,670 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Paradise is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Paradise, you will leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

Paradise is located in the (520) area code.

Communities Also Named Paradise ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Paradise - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas (2), California (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Texas, Utah, Washington (2), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Paradise ...

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

  • Portal [Cochise County]
  • Rodeo [Hidalgo County]
  • Apache [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apache
    • Apache [Cochise County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Paradise
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apache
  • Camp Bowie [Cochise County] - Historic
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    • Camp Bowie [Cochise County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Paradise
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    • Fort Bowie [Cochise County] - Historic
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      • Fort Bowie [Cochise County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Paradise
    • San Simon [Cochise County]
    • Cotton City [Hidalgo County]
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      • Cotton City [Hidalgo County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Paradise
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotton City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton City
    • Animas [Hidalgo County]
    • Steins [Hidalgo County] - Historic
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      • Steins [Hidalgo County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Paradise
      • Former name for Steins:
      • Stein's Pass
    • Sunizona [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunizona
      • Sunizona [Cochise County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the west of Paradise
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunizona

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paradise ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arizona

About Cochise County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cochise County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Cochise, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Paradise - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Paradise) 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 Paradise. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ParadiseOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paradise. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9354, Longitude: -109.2186    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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