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Springerville, Arizona

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Welcome to Springerville ...

The town of Springerville is located in Apache County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Springerville has a population of 1,987 people<2> (see below for details).

Springerville was established in 1876.

The community of Springerville is 6,900 feet [2,103 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Springerville is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Springerville, you will leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

The area code for Springerville: (928)

The ZIP code for Springerville: 85938<4>

Websites for Springerville ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Springerville had an population of 1,987 people. This is an increase of 1.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Springerville had a population of 1,961 people. This makes Springerville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Springerville represents 0.03% of the total population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 78th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,961 people, the population of Springerville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,972 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Springerville.

Communities near Springerville ...

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

  • Northwoods (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northwoods
    • Northwoods lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Springerville and is located in Apache County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northwoods
  • Greer (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Nutrioso (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Alpine (21 miles [33.8 km] to the south)
  • Vernon (25 miles [40.2 km] to the west)
  • Saint Johns (26 miles [41.8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Johns
    • Saint Johns lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the north of Springerville and is located in Apache County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,526 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Johns
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Johns<6>
  • Sprucedale (27 miles [43.5 km] to the south) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sprucedale
    • Sprucedale was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the south of Springerville and is located in Greenlee County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sprucedale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Luna (28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Concho (30 miles [48.3 km] to the northwest)
  • McNary (33 miles [53.1 km] to the west)

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 Springerville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Springerville.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Springerville. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Springerville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Springerville ...

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

Adding Springerville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Springerville 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 Springerville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Springerville on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1930.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Springerville on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Springerville

Communities in Arizona

About Apache County

About Arizona

The official website for Springerville:

The official website for Apache County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Apache, 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 Springerville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Springerville - 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 town (such as Springerville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Springerville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Springerville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Springerville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SpringervilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Springerville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1328, Longitude: -109.2803    
<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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