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Tuba City, Arizona

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Welcome to Tuba City ...

Tuba City is located within the Navajo Nation.

Tuba City is located in Coconino County<1>.

Tuba City was established in 1872.

Tuba City is 4,960 feet [1,512 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Tuba City is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Tuba City 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.

Tuba City is located in the (928) area code.

The ZIP code for Tuba City: 86045<3>

Adding Tuba City 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 Tuba City 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 Tuba City 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 Tuba City on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Tuba City ...

We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Tuba City.

  • Moenave [Coconino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moenave
    • Moenave [Coconino County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Tuba City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moenave
  • Cameron [Coconino County]
  • Tonalea [Coconino County]
  • Gray Mountain [Coconino County]
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • Kaibito [Coconino County]
    • Hotevilla [Navajo County]
    • Kykotsmovi Village [Navajo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kykotsmovi Village
      • Kykotsmovi Village [Navajo County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Tuba City
      • Kykotsmovi Village has also been known as:
      • K-Town
      • New Oraibi
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kykotsmovi Village
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kykotsmovi Village<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tuba City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tuba City.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tuba City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Coconino County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Coconino, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tuba City - 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 Tuba City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tuba City 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tuba City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tuba City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tuba City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tuba City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1354, Longitude: -111.2398    
<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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