Introduction to Page, Arizona
Page, Arizona, in Coconino county, is 118 miles N of Flagstaff, Arizona and 209 miles E of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city is conveniently located inside the Flagstaff metropolitan area. There are an estimated 6,809 people in Page.
Page was established in 1957. It was initially a housing camp for workers building the Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River. In 1958, a larger tract of land was obtained from the Navajo Indian tribe. This led to the birth of a Government Camp, which later became the town of Page. The city got its name from John C. Page, a commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation. Page was officially incorporated on March 1, 1975.
Page and nearby Attractions
- Lake Powell
- Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
- Rainbow Bridge National Monument
- John Wesley Powell Memorial Museum
Things To Do In Page
The Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offers opportunities for swimming, fishing, hiking and boating. Page also hosts the Pumpkin Festival every year.
Page Municipal Airport is nearby
Page Higher Education
Northern Arizona University and Southern Utah University are the nearest universities.