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Three Forks, Arizona

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Welcome to Three Forks ...

Three Forks is located in Apache County<1>.

The location of Three Forks has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Three Forks: Three Frks.

Three Forks is 8,220 feet [2,505 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Three Forks is about 1½ mile [or 2½ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Three Forks and travel east, 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 telephone area code for Three Forks: (928)

Communities Also Named Three Forks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Three Forks - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia (2), Idaho, Kentucky (2), Montana (3), New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee (2), Utah (3), Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wyoming (2).

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

Communities near Three Forks ...

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

  • Eagar [Apache County]
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    • Eagar [Apache County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Three Forks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,941 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagar<5>
  • Springerville [Apache County]
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    • Springerville [Apache County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Three Forks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,978 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springerville<5>
  • Sprucedale [Greenlee County] - Historic
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    • Sprucedale [Greenlee County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Three Forks
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sprucedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Alpine [Apache County]
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    • Nutrioso [Apache County]
    • Greer [Apache County]
    • Northwoods [Apache County]
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      • Northwoods [Apache County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Three Forks
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    • Blue [Greenlee County]
    • Luna [Catron County]
    • Reserve [Catron County]
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      • Reserve [Catron County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<4> to the east of Three Forks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 277 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reserve<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Three Forks ...

Looking for more information about Three Forks? 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 Three Forks, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Three Forks.

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About Apache County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Three Forks. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Three Forks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Three Forks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Three Forks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8548, Longitude: -109.3142       In this case, the coordinates for Three Forks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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