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Tonopah, Arizona

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Welcome to Tonopah ...

Tonopah is located in Maricopa County<1>.

The pronunciation of Tonopah: TONE-ah-pah<2>

Tonopah is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Tonopah lies within the (623) area code.

The ZIP code for Tonopah: 85354<4>

Communities Also Named Tonopah ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Tonopah - it's located in Nevada.

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

Communities near Tonopah ...

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

  • Wintersburg [Maricopa County]
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    • Wintersburg [Maricopa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Tonopah
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  • Tartesso [Maricopa County]
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    • Tartesso [Maricopa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Tonopah
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  • Arlington [Maricopa County]
  • Harqua [Maricopa County] - Historic
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    • Harqua [Maricopa County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Tonopah
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harqua have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Palo Verde [Maricopa County]
    • Buckeye [Maricopa County]
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      • Buckeye [Maricopa County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the east of Tonopah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 79,620 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckeye<6>
    • Vulture City [Maricopa County] - Historic
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      • Vulture City [Maricopa County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the north of Tonopah
      • Vulture City has also been known as:
      • Vulture Mine
      • Vulture
    • Liberty [Maricopa County]
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      • Liberty [Maricopa County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the east of Tonopah
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    • Citrus Park [Maricopa County]
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      • Citrus Park [Maricopa County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the east of Tonopah
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    • Waddell [Maricopa 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 Tonopah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tonopah.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tonopah ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tonopah. 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 Maricopa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Tonopah. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tonopah - 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 Tonopah). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tonopah 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tonopah) 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 Tonopah. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tonopah

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tonopah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4937, Longitude: -112.9369    
<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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