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Tonto Basin, Arizona

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Welcome to Tonto Basin ...

Tonto Basin is located in Gila County<1>.

Tonto Basin is 2,230 feet [680 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Tonto Basin is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Tonto Basin is located in the (928) area code.

The ZIP code for Tonto Basin: 85553<3>

Communities near Tonto Basin ...

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

  • Jakes Corner [Gila County]
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    • Jakes Corner [Gila County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Tonto Basin
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  • Deer Creek [Gila County]
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    • Deer Creek [Gila County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Tonto Basin
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  • Roosevelt [Gila County]
  • Gisela [Gila County]
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    • Gisela [Gila County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Tonto Basin
    • 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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    • Rye [Gila County]
    • Rio Verde [Maricopa County]
    • Tortilla Flat [Maricopa County]
    • Oxbow Estates [Gila County]
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      • Oxbow Estates [Gila County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the north of Tonto Basin
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    • Fort McDowell [Maricopa County]
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      • Fort McDowell [Maricopa County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Tonto Basin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort McDowell have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Young [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 Tonto Basin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tonto Basin.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tonto Basin ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arizona

About Gila County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tonto Basin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Tonto Basin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tonto Basin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Tonto Basin) 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 Tonto Basin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tonto Basin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tonto Basin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8452, Longitude: -111.3072    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






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