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Show Low
Navajo County, Arizona

ZipCodes
85901, 85902, 85911

Motto
"Named for the turn of a card"



Page Contents for Show Low, Arizona

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.
The population of Show Low is approximately 8,085 (2001), 10660 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,116 (1990), 4368 (2010).
The amount of land area in Show Low is 71.195 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Show Low is 27 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.191 sq kilometers.
The distance from Show Low to Washington DC is 1953 miles.
The distance to the Arizona state capital is 130 miles. (as the crow flies)
Show Low is positioned 34.23 degrees north of the equator and 110.04 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Show Low elevation is 6,350 feet above sea level.
Show Low median income is $ 27,000.
Show Low average annual precipitation is 20.7 inches peryear.
The average low temperature is 34.9 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 65.3 degrees F.

Location

In the White Mountains of Eastern Arizona on Highway 60. It is 175 miles northeast of Phoenix, and 195 miles north of Tucson
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History & History Related Items


Two men, Marion Clark and Croyden E. Cooley homesteaded land here in 1870. The fenced in about 100,000 acres of land for their homestead. Included as part of this area is the land on which the town of ShowLow now sits. After a few years, the two men decided to part. They decided that they would decide who would buy out the other with a game of "Seven Up". After a lengthy game, Cooley only needed one more point to win. Clark said, "You show low and you win!" Cooley did win when he came up with the Deuce of Clubs. It is said that the town of Show Low was named from this game Cooley and Clark played.
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The founding of Show Low

1870

The incorporation of Show Low

1953


Attractions

The White Mountain Storytelling Festival
Held in September each year.

Show Low Lake
south of Show Low with improved camp sites, bathrooms with showers, store and playgrounds availableLearn more about Show Low and the White Mountains area at this information website.
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Economy & Industry


Tourism and Recreation
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Show Low City Government

City of Show Low
200 W. Cooley
Show Low, Arizona 85929
Phone: (928) 537- 5724
FAX: (928) 537-2338
E-Mail: info@ci.show-low.az.us
City Clerk Phone: (928) 532-4061

Show Low Chamber

Show Low Chamber of Commerce
81 E. Deuce of Clubs
P.O. Box 1083
Show Low, AZ 85901
Phone: (928) 537-2326
FAX (928) 532-7610
Toll Free 1-888-Show Low

Show Low Organizations

Show Low Chamber of Commerce
81 E. Deuce of Clubs
P.O. Box 1083
Show Low, AZ 85901
Phone: (928) 537-2326
FAX (928) 532-7610
Toll Free 1-888-Show Low

Show Low Libraries

Show Low Library
20 N. 6th Street
Show Low, Arizona
Phone: 928-532-4070

Show Low Schools

Life School College Preparatory
LS Show Low
580 E. Linden
Show Low, Arizona
Phone: (928) 532-8300
Email
Life happens ... Why not prepare - at Life Show Low

Miscellany

The population of Show Low was:
1980 - 4,298
1990 - 5,019
1994 - 5,605
1997 - 7,480
1998 - 7,875
2001 - 8,085

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