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Welcome to Quartzsite ...

The town of Quartzsite is located in La Paz County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Quartzsite has a population of 3,763 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Quartzsite.

Quartzsite is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Quartzsite (for example, toward Blythe (CA)), you will leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

The area code for Quartzsite: (928)

The ZIP codes for Quartzsite: 85346, 85359<4>

Websites for Quartzsite ...

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

Chamber of Commerce:   www.quartzsitechamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Quartzsite had an population of 3,763 people. This is an increase of 2.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Quartzsite had a population of 3,677 people (which is 17.95% of the total population of La Paz County). This makes Quartzsite the county's most populous community.

The population of Quartzsite represents 0.06% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,677 people, the population of Quartzsite increased 9.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,354 people).

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

Communities near Quartzsite ...

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

  • La Paz Valley [La Paz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Paz Valley
    • La Paz Valley [La Paz County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Quartzsite
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Paz Valley
  • Morgantown [La Paz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgantown
    • Morgantown [La Paz County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Quartzsite
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
  • Brenda [La Paz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brenda
    • Brenda [La Paz County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Quartzsite
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brenda
  • Ehrenberg [La Paz County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Olive City [La Paz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olive City
      • Olive City [La Paz County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Quartzsite
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Olive City has also been known as:
      • Bradshaw's Ferry
      • Olivia
    • Utting [La Paz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utting
      • Utting [La Paz County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Quartzsite
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utting
    • Bouse [La Paz County]
    • East Blythe [Riverside County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Blythe
      • East Blythe [Riverside County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the west of Quartzsite
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Blythe
    • Blythe [Riverside County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blythe
      • Blythe [Riverside County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the west of Quartzsite
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,682 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blythe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blythe<6>
    • McVay [La Paz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McVay
      • McVay [La Paz County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the northeast of Quartzsite
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McVay

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quartzsite ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arizona

About La Paz County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Quartzsite: www.ci.quartzsite.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 Quartzsite.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Quartzsite - 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 Quartzsite). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Quartzsite 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- Quartzsite) 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 Quartzsite. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Quartzsite

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quartzsite. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6724, Longitude: -114.2171    
<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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