Welcome to Peridot ...
Peridot is primarily located in Gila County<1>. A portion of Peridot extends into Graham County.
Peridot is 2,620 feet [799 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Peridot is ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Peridot lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Peridot is located in the (928) area code.
The ZIP code for Peridot: 85542<3>
Communities near Peridot ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Peridot.
- Globe [Gila County]
- Cutter [Gila County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cutter
- Cutter [Gila County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Peridot
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Cutter
- Pinal [Gila County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinal
- Pinal [Gila County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Peridot
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinal
- Copper Hill [Gila County] - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper Hill
- Copper Hill [Gila County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Peridot
- Continue List (6 more) ...
- Bylas [Graham County]
- McMillenville [Gila County] - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McMillenville
- McMillenville [Gila County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Peridot
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMillenville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- McMillenville has also been known as:
- Midland City [Gila County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midland City
- Midland City [Gila County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the west of Peridot
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midland City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland City
- Christmas [Gila County] - Historic
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christmas
- Christmas [Gila County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southwest of Peridot
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christmas have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Claypool [Gila County]
- Miami [Gila 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 Peridot. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Peridot.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Peridot. 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 Peridot.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Peridot. See our Newspapers Page for Peridot.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Peridot ...
Looking for more information about Peridot? 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 Peridot, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Peridot.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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About Gila County
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Peridot. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Gila County: www.co.gila.az.us/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
|<1>||If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Gila, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.|
|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Peridot - 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 Peridot). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Peridot 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Peridot) 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 Peridot. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Peridot
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peridot. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2979, Longitude: -110.4571
|<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.|