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Welcome to Sand Springs ...

Sand Springs is located within the Hopi Nation.

Sand Springs is located in Apache County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Sand Springs: Sand Spgs. (or less commonly used: Sand Spngs. or Sand Sprngs.)

Sand Springs is 5,090 feet [1,551 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Sand Springs is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Sand Springs, you will soon 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.

Sand Springs lies within the (928) area code.

Communities Also Named Sand Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arizona communities named Sand Springs: This one is located in Apache County and the other is located in Coconino County.

Beyond Arizona, there are 12 communities that are also named Sand Springs - they are located in Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Sand Springs ...

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

  • Dennehotso [Apache County]
  • Tes Nez Iah [Apache County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tes Nez Iah
    • Tes Nez Iah [Apache County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Sand Springs
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tes Nez Iah
  • Rock Point [Apache County]
  • Totacon [Apache County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Totacon
    • Totacon [Apache County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Sand Springs
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Totacon
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    • Baby Rocks [Navajo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baby Rocks
      • Baby Rocks [Navajo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Sand Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baby Rocks
    • Red Mesa [Apache County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Mesa
      • Red Mesa [Apache County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Sand Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Mesa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Mesa
    • Halchita [San Juan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halchita
      • Halchita [San Juan County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Sand Springs
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    • Mexican Hat [San Juan County]
    • Tselakai Dezza [San Juan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tselakai Dezza
      • Tselakai Dezza [San Juan County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the north of Sand Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tselakai Dezza have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tselakai Dezza
    • Round Rock [Apache County]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sand Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arizona

About Apache County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Apache County: www.co.apache.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 Apache, 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 Sand Springs - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sand Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sand Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8394, Longitude: -109.7023       In this case, the coordinates for Sand Springs 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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