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Star Valley, Arizona

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Welcome to Star Valley (aka 'Diamond Star') ...

Star Valley is located in Gila County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Star Valley has a population of 2,311 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Star Valley, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 2005.

The community of Star Valley has also been called Diamond Star.

Star Valley is 4,890 feet [1,490 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Star Valley is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.

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

Star Valley is within the boundaries of the (928) area code.

The ZIP code for Star Valley: 85541<4>

Websites for Star Valley ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Star Valley had an population of 2,311 people (or an increase of 9.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Star Valley had a population of 2,310 people. This makes Star Valley the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Star Valley represents 0.04% of the total population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,310 people, the population of Star Valley increased 9.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,107 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Star Valley.

Communities Also Named Star Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Star Valley - it's located in Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Star Valley.

Communities near Star Valley ...

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

  • Freedom Acres [Gila County]
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    • Freedom Acres [Gila County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Star Valley
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  • Flowing Springs [Gila County]
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    • Flowing Springs [Gila County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Star Valley
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  • Oxbow Estates [Gila County]
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    • Oxbow Estates [Gila County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Star Valley
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  • Tonto Village [Gila County]
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    • Tonto Village [Gila County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Star Valley
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Whispering Pines [Gila County]
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      • Whispering Pines [Gila County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Star Valley
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    • Geronimo Estates [Gila County]
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      • Geronimo Estates [Gila County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Star Valley
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    • Gisela [Gila County]
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      • Gisela [Gila County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Star Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gisela have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kohls Ranch [Gila County]
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      • Kohls Ranch [Gila County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Star Valley
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    • Bear Flat [Gila County]
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      • Bear Flat [Gila County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Star Valley
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    • Rye [Gila 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 Star Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Star Valley.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Star Valley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arizona

About Gila County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Star Valley:

The official website for Gila County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Gila, 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 Star Valley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Star Valley - 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 community (such as Star Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Star Valley 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Star Valley) 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 Star Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Star ValleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Star Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2550, Longitude: -111.2586    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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