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Welcome to Verde ...

Verde is located in Yavapai County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Verde, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1878.

Verde is 3,280 feet [1,000 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Verde is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Verde is located in the (928) area code.

Communities Also Named Verde ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Verde - it's located in California.

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

Communities near Verde ...

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

  • Prescott Valley
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Camp Verde
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Sedona
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Clarkdale
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
  • Dewey - Humboldt
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dewey - Humboldt
    • Dewey - Humboldt is located in Yavapai County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 3,988 people
  • Jerome
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • Cornville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
  • Cherry
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • McGuireville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McGuireville
    • McGuireville is located in Yavapai County
  • Rimrock
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Verde ...

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

Adding Verde to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Verde in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Verde was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Verde post office opened in 1878.

We also found Verde in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Verde.

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

The official website for Yavapai County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Yavapai, 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 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 Verde - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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