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Sanders, Arizona

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Welcome to Sanders ...

Sanders is located within the Navajo Nation.

Sanders is located in Apache County<1>.

Sanders was established in 1868.

Sanders is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Sanders lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Sanders and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Sanders is located in the (928) area code.

The ZIP code for Sanders: 86512<3>

Adding Sanders to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Sanders in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Sanders elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sanders on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Sanders ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Sanders - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California (2), Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Montana (2), Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Sanders ...

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

  • Chambers [Apache County]
  • Houck [Apache County]
  • Allentown [Apache County]
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    • Allentown [Apache County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Sanders
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  • Pine Springs [Apache County]
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    • Wide Ruins [Apache County]
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      • Wide Ruins [Apache County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Sanders
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    • Lupton [Apache County]
    • Oak Springs [Apache County]
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      • Oak Springs [Apache County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Sanders
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    • Klagetoh [Apache County]
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      • Klagetoh [Apache County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Sanders
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    • Hunters Point [Apache County]
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      • Hunters Point [Apache County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Sanders
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    • Zuni Pueblo [McKinley County]
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      • Zuni Pueblo [McKinley County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the east of Sanders
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zuni Pueblo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zuni Pueblo

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sanders ...

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

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About Apache County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Sanders - 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 Sanders). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sanders 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sanders) 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 Sanders. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sanders

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sanders. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2157, Longitude: -109.3331    
<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.






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