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Winslow, Arizona
(Navajo County)

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Welcome to Winslow ...

The city of Winslow is located in Navajo County<1>.

When the people of Winslow refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Winslowite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Winslow has a population of 9,343 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Winslow is 4,860 feet [1,481 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Winslow is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Winslow lies within the (928) area code.

The ZIP code for Winslow: 86047<5>

Websites for Winslow ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Winslow had an population of 9,343 people. This is a decrease of 3.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winslow had a population of 9,655 people (or 8.99% of the total population of Navajo County). This makes Winslow the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Winslow represents 0.15% of the total population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,655 people, the population of Winslow increased 1.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,520 people).

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

Communities Also Named Winslow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arizona communities named Winslow: This one is located in Navajo County and the other is located in Apache County.

Beyond Arizona, there are 19 communities that are also named Winslow - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Winslow ...

We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Winslow.

  • Meteor City [Coconino County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meteor City
    • Meteor City [Coconino County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Winslow
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meteor City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meteor City
  • Joseph City [Navajo County]
  • Two Guns [Coconino County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Guns
    • Two Guns [Coconino County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the west of Winslow
  • Canyon Diablo [Coconino County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canyon Diablo
    • Canyon Diablo [Coconino County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<6> to the west of Winslow
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Leupp [Coconino County]
    • Tolani Lake [Coconino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tolani Lake
      • Tolani Lake [Coconino County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<6> to the north of Winslow
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolani Lake
    • Holbrook [Navajo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holbrook
      • Holbrook [Navajo County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<6> to the east of Winslow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,090 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holbrook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holbrook<8>
    • Sun Valley [Navajo County]
    • Woodruff [Navajo 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 Winslow. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Winslow.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winslow ...

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

Adding Winslow to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Winslow 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 Winslow was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1930.

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

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About Navajo County

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The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Navajo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Winslow refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Winslow may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Winslow.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winslow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 city (such as Winslow). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winslow or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Winslow) 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 Winslow. 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 WinslowOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winslow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0282, Longitude: -110.6966    
<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.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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