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Vulture City, Arizona

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Welcome to Vulture City ...

So far, we have found very little information about Vulture City. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Vulture City to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Vulture City, please Contact Us.

Vulture City would have been located within present day Maricopa County<2>.

The community of Vulture City has also been called Vulture Mine. and Vulture. For more information about the names of Vulture City, see The Names of Vulture City on our Genealogy Page.

Time Zone: The area where Vulture City was located is in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Communities near Vulture City ...

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

  • Wickenburg [Maricopa County]
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    • Wickenburg [Maricopa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Vulture City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,092 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wickenburg<4>
  • Morristown [Maricopa County]
  • Circle City [Maricopa County]
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    • Circle City [Maricopa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Vulture City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Circle City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Wittmann [Maricopa County]
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    • Aguila [Maricopa County]
    • Congress [Yavapai County]
    • Octave [Yavapai County] - Historic
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      • Octave [Yavapai County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the north of Vulture City
    • Tonopah [Maricopa County]
    • Constellation [Yavapai County] - Historic
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      • Constellation [Yavapai County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Vulture City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Constellation have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Tartesso [Maricopa County]
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      • Tartesso [Maricopa County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the south of Vulture City
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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 Vulture City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vulture City.

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Vulture City, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Maricopa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Vulture 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 Vulture City. 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 Vulture City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vulture City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8184, Longitude: -112.8320    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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