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Welcome to Show Low ...

The city of Show Low is located in Navajo County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Show Low has a population of 11,442 people<2> (see below for details).

Show Low was established in 1870 and was incorporated in 1953.

The community of Show Low is 6,440 feet [1,963 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Show Low is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Show Low lies within the (928) area code.

The ZIP codes for Show Low: 85901-85902<4>

Websites for Show Low ...

Official Website: www.ci.show-low.az.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Show Low had an population of 11,442 people. This is an increase of 7.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 48.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Show Low had a population of 10,660 people (or 9.92% of the total population of Navajo County). This makes Show Low the county's most populous community.

The population of Show Low represents 0.17% of the population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,660 people, the population of Show Low increased 38.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,695 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Show Low.

Communities Also Named Show Low ...

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

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

Communities near Show Low ...

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

  • Snowflake [Navajo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snowflake
    • Snowflake [Navajo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Show Low
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,995 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snowflake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snowflake<6>
  • Pinetop-Lakeside [Navajo County]
  • Taylor [Navajo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
    • Taylor [Navajo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Show Low
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,321 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<6>
  • Linden [Navajo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
    • Linden [Navajo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Show Low
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lakeside [Navajo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeside
      • Lakeside [Navajo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Show Low
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeside
    • White Mountain Lake [Navajo County]
    • White Mountain Lakes Estates [Navajo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Mountain Lakes Estates
      • White Mountain Lakes Estates [Navajo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Show Low
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Mountain Lakes Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Mountain Lakes Estates
    • Pinetop [Navajo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinetop
      • Pinetop [Navajo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Show Low
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinetop have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinetop
    • Pinedale [Navajo County]
    • Clay Springs [Navajo 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 Show Low. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Show Low.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Show Low. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Show Low.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Show Low ...

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

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About Navajo County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Show Low: www.ci.show-low.az.us/

The official website for Navajo County: www.co.navajo.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 Navajo, 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 Show Low.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Show Low - 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 Show Low). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Show Low or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Show Low includes: 85901 & 85902.
<5>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- Show Low) 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 Show Low. 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 Show Low

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Show Low. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2530, Longitude: -110.0354    
<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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