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Welcome to Safford ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Safford has a population of 9,983 people<2> (see below for details).
Safford was established in 1874.
The community of Safford is 2,910 feet [887 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Safford is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Safford lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Safford (for example, toward Virden (NM)), 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.
The telephone area code for Safford: (928)
The ZIP codes for Safford: 85546, 85548<4>
Websites for Safford ...
Official Website: www.ci.safford.az.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.graham-chamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Safford had an population of 9,983 people. This is an increase of 4.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Safford had a population of 9,566 people (which is 25.7% of the total population of Graham County). This makes Safford the county's most populous community.
The population of Safford represents 0.15% of the total population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,566 people, the population of Safford increased 3.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,232 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Safford.
Communities Also Named Safford ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Safford - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Nevada and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Safford.
Communities near Safford ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Safford.
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 Safford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Safford.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Safford. 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 Safford.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Safford. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Safford.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Safford ...
Looking for more information about Safford? 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 Safford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Safford.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Safford: www.ci.safford.az.us/
The official website for Graham County: www.graham.az.gov/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Jan 2021