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Welcome to Snowflake ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Snowflake has a population of 5,976 people<2> (see below for details).
Snowflake was established in 1878.
The community of Snowflake is 5,580 feet [1,701 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Snowflake is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Snowflake lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Snowflake: (928)
The ZIP code for Snowflake: 85937<4>
Websites for Snowflake ...
Official Website: www.ci.snowflake.az.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Snowflake had an population of 5,976 people. This is an increase of 6.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.99% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Snowflake had a population of 5,590 people (or 5.2% of the total population of Navajo County). This makes Snowflake the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Snowflake represents 0.09% of the total population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,590 people, the population of Snowflake increased 25.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,460 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Snowflake.
Communities Also Named Snowflake ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Snowflake - they are located in Illinois, Manitoba, Michigan, Virginia and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Snowflake.
Communities near Snowflake ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Snowflake.
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 Snowflake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Snowflake.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Snowflake. 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 Snowflake.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Snowflake. See our Newspapers Page for Snowflake.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Snowflake ...
Looking for more information about Snowflake? 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 Snowflake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Snowflake.
Adding Snowflake to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Snowflake 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 Snowflake was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Snowflake on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Arizona (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Snowflake on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Snowflake: www.ci.snowflake.az.us/
The official website for Navajo County: www.co.navajo.az.us/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified: 01 Aug 2022