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Shonto, Arizona

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Welcome to Shonto ...

Shonto is located within the Navajo Nation.

Shonto is located in Navajo County<1>.

Shonto is near sea level<2>.

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

Note: If you leave Shonto 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.

The area code for Shonto: (928)

The ZIP code for Shonto: 86054<3>

Communities near Shonto ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Shonto.

  • Tsegi [Navajo County]
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    • Tsegi [Navajo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Shonto
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  • Kayenta [Navajo County]
  • Kaibito [Coconino County]
  • Tonalea [Coconino County]
  • Navajo Mountain [San Juan County]
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    • Navajo Mountain [San Juan County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the north of Shonto
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shonto ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Navajo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shonto - 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 Shonto). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Shonto 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shonto) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Shonto. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shonto

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shonto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5941, Longitude: -110.6547    
<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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