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Welcome to Stoddard ...

So far, we found very little information about Stoddard. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Stoddard to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Stoddard, please Contact Us.


Stoddard would have been located within present day Yavapai County<2>.


We aren't confident of the location of Stoddard, so consider the above location as an estimate.<3>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Stoddard, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1882.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Stoddard: Named after Isaac Taft Stoddard (1851-1914), the Secretary of the Territory of Arizona.

Time Zone: The area where Stoddard was located is in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

The location where Stoddard once stood is in the (928) area code.

Communities Also Named Stoddard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Stoddard - they are located in Alabama, Idaho, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Utah and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Stoddard ...

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

  • Prescott Valley
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Prescott
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Dewey - Humboldt
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dewey - Humboldt
    • Dewey - Humboldt is located in Yavapai County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 3,988 people
  • Poland Junction
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poland Junction
    • Poland Junction is located in Yavapai County
  • Spring Valley
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Cordes Junction
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cordes Junction
    • Cordes Junction is located in Yavapai County
  • Humboldt
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Arcosanti
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcosanti
    • Arcosanti is located in Yavapai County
  • McCabe ‑ Historic
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for McCabe. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCabe
    • McCabe is located in Yavapai County
  • Cordes Lakes
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)

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

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

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

Adding Stoddard to Our Gazetteer ...

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Stoddard was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Stoddard post office opened in 1882.

We also found Stoddard in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Stoddard.

The official website for Yavapai County: www.co.yavapai.az.us/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Stoddard, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Yavapai, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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