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Welcome to Sheldon ...
Sheldon is 3,580 feet [1,091 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Sheldon is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Sheldon lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Sheldon and travel east, 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.
The telephone area code for Sheldon: (928)
Adding Sheldon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Sheldon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Sheldon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sheldon on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Sheldon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Sheldon - they are located in California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Dakota, Ohio (4), Ontario (4), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Texas, Vermont and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sheldon.
Communities near Sheldon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sheldon.
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 Sheldon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sheldon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sheldon. 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 Sheldon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sheldon. See our Newspapers Page for Sheldon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sheldon ...
Looking for more information about Sheldon? 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 Sheldon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sheldon.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sheldon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Greenlee County: www.co.greenlee.az.us/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021