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Welcome to Parker ...

The town of Parker is located in La Paz County<1> and is the County Seat for La Paz County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Parker has a population of 3,207 people<2> (see below for details).

Parker was established in 1908.

The community of Parker is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: While Parker is in the Mountain Standard Time Zone and does not observe daylight saving time, the area just to the west is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and does..

The area code for Parker: (928)

The ZIP code for Parker: 85344<4>

Websites for Parker ...

Official Website: www.ci.parker.az.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Parker had an population of 3,207 people. This is an increase of 4.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Parker had a population of 3,083 people (or 15.05% of the total population of La Paz County). This makes Parker the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Parker represents 0.05% of the total population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 72nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,083 people, the population of Parker decreased 1.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,140 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Parker.

Communities Also Named Parker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arizona communities named Parker: This one is located in La Paz County and the other is located in Yuma County.

Beyond Arizona, there are 41 communities that are also named Parker - they are located in Alabama (4), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (2), Michigan, Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Parker ...

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

  • Cienega Springs [La Paz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cienega Springs
    • Cienega Springs [La Paz County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Parker
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cienega Springs
  • Big River [San Bernardino County]
  • Parker Strip [La Paz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parker Strip
    • Parker Strip [La Paz County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Parker
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker Strip have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker Strip
  • Poston [La Paz County]
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    • Parker Dam [San Bernardino County]
    • Vidal [San Bernardino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidal
      • Vidal [San Bernardino County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Parker
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vidal have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vidal
    • Havasu Palms [San Bernardino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havasu Palms
      • Havasu Palms [San Bernardino County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Parker
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havasu Palms
    • Bouse [La Paz County]
    • Lake Havasu City [Mohave County]
    • Havasu Lake [San Bernardino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havasu Lake
      • Havasu Lake [San Bernardino County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the north of Parker
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havasu Lake

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

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Parker. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Parker.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parker ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arizona

About La Paz County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Parker: www.ci.parker.az.us/

The official website for La Paz County: www.co.la-paz.az.us/

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 La Paz, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Parker.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parker - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Parker). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Parker or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Parker) 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 Parker. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Parker

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1504, Longitude: -114.2891    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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