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Welcome to Skull Valley ...

Skull Valley is located in Yavapai County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Skull Valley, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1869.

A typical abbreviation for Skull Valley: Skull Vly. (or less commonly used: Skull Vally. or Skull Vlly.)

Skull Valley is 4,260 feet [1,298 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Skull Valley is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Skull Valley lies within the (928) area code.

The ZIP code for Skull Valley: 86338<3>

Communities near Skull Valley ...

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

  • Prescott
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Kirkland
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
  • Wilhoit
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilhoit
    • Wilhoit is located in Yavapai County
  • Iron Springs
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Kirkland Junction
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkland Junction
    • Kirkland Junction is located in Yavapai County
  • Miller Valley
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miller Valley
    • Miller Valley is located in Yavapai County
  • Oak Knoll Village
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Knoll Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Knoll Village
    • Oak Knoll Village is located in Yavapai County
  • Peeples Valley
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Williamson
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamson
    • Williamson is located in Yavapai County
  • Granite Dells
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granite Dells
    • Granite Dells is located in Yavapai 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 Skull Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Skull Valley.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Skull Valley ...

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

Adding Skull Valley to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Skull Valley was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Skull Valley post office opened in 1869.

We also found Skull Valley in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Skull Valley.

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

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Skull Valley - 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 Skull Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Skull Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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