A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Whetstone, Arizona

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other AZ

Welcome to Whetstone ...

Whetstone is located in Cochise County<1>.

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

Whetstone is 4,060 feet [1,237 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Whetstone is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Whetstone: (520)

Communities Also Named Whetstone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Whetstone - they are located in Kentucky (2), Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio (3), South Carolina, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Whetstone ...

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

  • Pomerene [Cochise County]
  • Mescal [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mescal
    • Mescal [Cochise County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Whetstone
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mescal
  • Saint David [Cochise County]
  • Harrington Place [Pima County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrington Place
    • Harrington Place [Pima County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Whetstone
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrington Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dragoon [Cochise County]
    • Fairbank [Cochise County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairbank
      • Fairbank [Cochise County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Whetstone
    • Vail [Pima County]
    • Huachuca City [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huachuca City
      • Huachuca City [Cochise County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the south of Whetstone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,736 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huachuca City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huachuca City<5>
    • Elgin [Santa Cruz County]
    • Tombstone [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tombstone
      • Tombstone [Cochise County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southeast of Whetstone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,303 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tombstone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tombstone<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whetstone ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arizona

About Cochise County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cochise County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Cochise, 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 have 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 Whetstone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whetstone) 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 Whetstone. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Whetstone

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whetstone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9573, Longitude: -110.3420       In this case, the coordinates for Whetstone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






Sitemap Privacy
of Use



Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 20 Jan 2021