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Welcome to Somerton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Somerton has a population of 16,554 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Somerton.
Somerton is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Somerton lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Somerton (for example, toward Calexico (CA)), you will leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.
The area code for Somerton: (928)
The ZIP code for Somerton: 85350<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Somerton had an population of 16,554 people. This is an increase of 15.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 127.83% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Somerton had a population of 14,287 people (or 7.3% of the total population of Yuma County). This makes Somerton the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Somerton represents 0.22% of the total population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 14,287 people, the population of Somerton increased 96.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,266 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Somerton.
Communities Also Named Somerton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Somerton - they are located in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Somerton.
Communities near Somerton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Somerton.
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 Somerton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Somerton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Somerton. 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 Somerton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Somerton. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Somerton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Somerton ...
Looking for more information about Somerton? 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 Somerton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Somerton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Somerton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Yuma County: www.co.yuma.az.us/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2021