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Rare Metals, Arizona

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Welcome to Rare Metals ...

Rare Metals is located in Coconino County<1>.

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

Rare Metals is 5,170 feet [1,576 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Rare Metals is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Rare Metals, 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.

Rare Metals is within the (928) area code.

Communities near Rare Metals ...

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

  • Moenkopi [Coconino County]
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    • Moenkopi [Coconino County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Rare Metals
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  • Tuba City [Coconino County]
  • Moenave [Coconino County]
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    • Moenave [Coconino County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Rare Metals
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  • Tonalea [Coconino County]
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    • Cameron [Coconino County]
    • Hotevilla-Bacavi [Navajo County]
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      • Hotevilla-Bacavi [Navajo County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Rare Metals
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hotevilla-Bacavi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hotevilla [Navajo County]
    • Kaibito [Coconino County]
    • Gray Mountain [Coconino County]
    • Kykotsmovi Village [Navajo County]
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      • Kykotsmovi Village [Navajo County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Rare Metals
      • Kykotsmovi Village has also been known as:
      • K-Town
      • New Oraibi
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kykotsmovi Village<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rare Metals. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rare Metals.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rare Metals ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arizona

About Coconino County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Coconino County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Coconino, 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 Rare Metals - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Rare Metals) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rare Metals. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1494, Longitude: -111.1363       In this case, the coordinates for Rare Metals 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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