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Welcome to Winkelman ...

The town of Winkelman is primarily located in Gila County<1>. A portion of Winkelman extends into Pinal County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Winkelman has a population of 351 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Winkelman.

Winkelman is 1,970 feet [600 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Winkelman: (928)

The ZIP code for Winkelman: 85292<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Winkelman had an population of 351 people. This is a decrease of 0.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winkelman had a population of 353 people. This makes Winkelman the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 353 people, the population of Winkelman decreased 20.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 443 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Winkelman.

Communities near Winkelman ...

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

  • Kearny (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
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    • Kearny lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Winkelman and is located in Pinal County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,206 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kearny
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kearny<6>
  • Mammoth (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mammoth
    • Mammoth lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Winkelman and is located in Pinal County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,717 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mammoth<6>
  • Christmas (5 miles [8 km] to the north) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christmas
    • Christmas was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Winkelman and is located in Gila County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christmas have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • North Mammoth (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Mammoth
    • North Mammoth lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Winkelman and is located in Pinal County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Mammoth
  • Copper Creek (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper Creek
    • Copper Creek was located 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the southeast of Winkelman and is located in Pinal County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Cutter (26 miles [41.8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cutter
    • Cutter lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the north of Winkelman and is located in Gila County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cutter
  • Oracle (26 miles [41.8 km] to the south)
  • Globe (27 miles [43.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Globe
    • Globe lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the north of Winkelman and is located in Gila County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,382 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Globe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Globe<6>
  • Klondyke (27 miles [43.5 km] to the east) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Klondyke
    • Klondyke was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the east of Winkelman and is located in Graham County
  • Pinal (27 miles [43.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinal
    • Pinal lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the north of Winkelman and is located in Gila County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinal

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winkelman ...

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

Adding Winkelman to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Winkelman in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Winkelman was on a map titled Map of Arizona (from Rand McNally, 1925).

We also found Winkelman on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1930.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Winkelman on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Winkelman

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

The official website for Gila County: www.co.gila.az.us/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Gila, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Winkelman.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winkelman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Winkelman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winkelman or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Winkelman) 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 Winkelman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WinkelmanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winkelman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9887, Longitude: -110.7723    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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