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Springerville
Apache County, Arizona

ZipCodes
85938

Motto
Community For All Seasons



Page Contents for Springerville, Arizona

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Government

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.
The population of Springerville is approximately 2,085 1998, 1961 2010.
The approximate number of families is 840 1990, 775 2010.
The amount of land area in Springerville is 29.793 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.359 sq kilometers.
The distance from Springerville to Washington DC is 1911 miles.
The distance to the Arizona state capital is 171 miles. (as the crow flies)
Springerville is positioned 34.15 degrees north of the equator and 109.29 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Springerville elevation is 6,968 feet above sea level.

Location

In eastern Arizona on Hwy 60, 12 miles from the New Mexico border. It is about 220 miles northeast of Phoenix.
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History & History Related Items

Springerville was established in 1879 around Henry Springer's Trading Post. The town is on the banks of the Little Colorado River in the foothills of the White Mountains. It was incorporated in 1948
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Attractions

The community of Eagar is next to Springerville. It is located in the heart of the two-million acre Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. Not only is it a wonderful place to camp and enjoy the beauties of the area, but it becomes a winter wonderland for winter sports enthusiasts. In the fall season, the Springerville area becomes a sightseers delight with all the beautiful autumn colors.

Casa Malpais Archaeological Park
P.O. Box 390Springerville, AZ 85938

Springerville is at the northern end of the Coronado Trail

The Madonna of the Trail is one of twelve statues built across the country in the 1930's to honor the Spirit of the Pioneer Woman. The statue is located on Main Street in Springerville, across the street from the Post Office.

Things to see and do in the area.
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Economy & Industry


Tourism, agriculture, construction, forest service, hunting, fishing, lumbering and sales make up the major portions of the economy with tourism being the major contributor.
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Springerville City Government

Town of Springerville
Box 390
Springerville, AZ 85938
phone: 928 333-2656
fax: 928 333-5598

Springerville Historical Events

2004, March 5
Howard D. Towner
Howard D. Towner, 85, died at his home March 2, 2004. Howard was born in Catlin , Illinois on Aug.25,1918. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a graduate of Catlin High School in 1936. He attended his 60th high school reunion in 1996. He was the son of Harvey Earl Towner & Mary Dolores Towner.
He married Nellie Bernice Schultz Sept. 20, 1941 and had three children. After leaving the army in 1944, he and Nellie moved to Danville, Illinois where they lived until 1963. They then moved to Tucson, AZ until 1980 when they moved to Springerville, Az. It was here in Springerville that they both died. Nellie died exactly six years earlier to the day, and both died in leap years.
Submitted by Terry Towner

Springerville Chamber

Springerville-Eagar Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 181-K
Springerville, Arizona 85938
Phone: 928 333-2123


Round Valley Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 31
Springerville, AZ 85938
phone: 928 333-2123
fax: 928 333-5690

Springerville Organizations

Springerville-Eagar Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 181-K
Springerville, Arizona 85938
Phone: 928 333-2123


Round Valley Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 31
Springerville, AZ 85938
phone: 928 333-2123
fax: 928 333-5690 Springerville

Miscellany

The population of Springerville was:
1980 - 1,452
1990 - 1,802
1998 - 2,085

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