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Vernon, Arizona

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Welcome to Vernon ...

Vernon is located in Apache County<1>.

Vernon is 6,910 feet [2,106 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Vernon is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Vernon, 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.

Vernon lies within the (928) area code.

The ZIP code for Vernon: 85940<3>

Communities Also Named Vernon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 49 communities that are also named Vernon - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (3), Nevada, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Vernon ...

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

  • Show Low [Navajo County]
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    • Show Low [Navajo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Vernon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,442 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Show Low<5>
  • Pinetop-Lakeside [Navajo County]
  • McNary [Apache County]
  • Concho [Apache County]
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    • Pinetop [Navajo County]
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      • Pinetop [Navajo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Vernon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinetop have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinetop
    • Lakeside [Navajo County]
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      • Lakeside [Navajo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Vernon
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    • White Mountain Lake [Navajo County]
    • White Mountain Lakes Estates [Navajo County]
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      • White Mountain Lakes Estates [Navajo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Vernon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Mountain Lakes Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Northwoods [Apache County]
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      • Northwoods [Apache County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Vernon
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    • Greer [Apache 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 Vernon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vernon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vernon ...

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

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About Apache County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vernon. 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 Apache, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vernon - 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 Vernon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Vernon 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- Vernon) 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 Vernon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vernon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vernon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2551, Longitude: -109.6931    
<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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