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Sedona, Arizona

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Welcome to Sedona ...

The city of Sedona is primarily located in Yavapai County<1>. A portion of Sedona extends into Coconino County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sedona has a population of 10,349 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Sedona is 4,350 feet [1,326 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Sedona is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Sedona: (928)

The ZIP codes for Sedona: 86336, 86339, 86340-86341, 86351<4>

Websites for Sedona ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sedona had an population of 10,349 people. This is an increase of 3.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sedona had a population of 10,031 people. This makes Sedona the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Sedona represents 0.16% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 44th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,031 people, the population of Sedona decreased 1.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,192 people).

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

Communities near Sedona ...

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

  • Cottonwood [Yavapai County]
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    • Cottonwood [Yavapai County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Sedona
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,762 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottonwood<6>
  • Clarkdale [Yavapai County]
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    • Clarkdale [Yavapai County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Sedona
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,525 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkdale<6>
  • Big Park [Yavapai County]
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    • Big Park [Yavapai County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Sedona
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Park
  • Oak Creek [Yavapai County]
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    • Munds Park [Coconino County]
    • Cornville [Yavapai County]
    • Mountainaire [Coconino County]
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      • Mountainaire [Coconino County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Sedona
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    • Rimrock [Yavapai County]
    • Stoneman Lake [Coconino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneman Lake
      • Stoneman Lake [Coconino County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Sedona
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneman Lake
    • Kachina Village [Coconino County]

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sedona. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sedona.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sedona ...

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

Mentions & References for Sedona

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About Yavapai County

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The official website for Yavapai County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Yavapai, 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 Sedona.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sedona - 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 city (such as Sedona). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sedona or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Sedona includes: 86336, 86339, 86340 & 86341.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sedona) 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 Sedona. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SedonaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sedona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8726, Longitude: -111.7612    
<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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