A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Stockton ...
The location of Stockton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Stockton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Stocktonian<3>
Stockton is 4,160 feet [1,268 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Stockton is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Stockton lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Stockton, 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.
Stockton lies within the (928) area code.
Adding Stockton to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Stockton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Stockton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Stockton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Stockton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Stockton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Maryland (3), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Stockton.
Communities near Stockton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Stockton.
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 Stockton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Stockton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Stockton. 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 Stockton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Stockton. See our Newspapers Page for Stockton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stockton ...
Looking for more information about Stockton? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Stockton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Stockton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stockton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Mohave County: www.co.mohave.az.us/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021