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Welcome to Tusayan ...

Tusayan is located in Coconino County<1>.

The pronunciation of Tusayan: TOO-say-ohn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tusayan has a population of 580 people<3> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Tusayan, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated March 26, 2010.

Tusayan is 6,590 feet [2,009 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Tusayan is 1¼ mile [or 2 km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Tusayan: (928)

The ZIP code for Tusayan: 86023<5>

Websites for Tusayan ...

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Communities near Tusayan ...

We have created a list of 6 communities that are near Tusayan.

  • Grand Canyon Village [Coconino County]
  • North Rim [Coconino County]
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    • North Rim [Coconino County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Tusayan
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  • Valle [Coconino County]
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    • Valle [Coconino County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the south of Tusayan
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  • Supai [Coconino County]
  • Gray Mountain [Coconino County]
  • Cameron [Coconino County]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tusayan ...

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

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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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Tusayan. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tusayan.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tusayan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Tusayan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tusayan or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tusayan) 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 Tusayan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tusayan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tusayan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9739, Longitude: -112.1263    
<7>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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