Introduction to Winslow, Arizona

Winslow, Arizona, in Navajo county, is 55 miles E of Flagstaff, Arizona and 128 miles NE of Mesa, Arizona. There are an estimated 9,520 people in the city.

Winslow History

Winslow was most likely named after Edward F. Winslow, the president of the San Francisco and St. Louis Rail Road. Navajo County was separated from Apache County in 1895. Commodore Perry Owens became the first county sheriff.

Winslow and nearby Attractions

  • Wupatki National Monument
  • Museum of Astrogeology
  • Picacho Peak State Park
  • Museum of Northern Arizona
  • Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area
  • Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum

Things To Do In Winslow

The Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum, the Museum of Northern Arizona and the Museum of Astrogeology are all accessible from Winslow. Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Santa Fe Station Golf Course. Local parks include the Raymond County Park, the Walnut Canyon National Monument, the Munds Mountain Wilderness and the Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area. The community hosts the Standin' On the Corner Festival every September.

Winslow Transportation

Phoenix Sky Harbor International is the nearest major airport.

Winslow Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Yavapai College, Paradise Valley Community College and Northland Pioneer College.


Total Population 9,530
Male Share of the Population 61.2%
Female Share of the Population 38.8%
Senior Citizens 9.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,701
Age of the Population 32


% of people married 31.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.9%
Median Earnings25+ $22,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,116
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,466


Median Family Income $34,231
% Above Poverty Level 69.9%
% Below Poverty Level 30.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 27.6%
Median Gross Rent $626
Median House Value $83,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 69.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 6.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Winslow Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles E of Flagstaff, Arizona (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles NE of Mesa, Arizona
County Navajo
Standard Zip Codes 86047
Phone Area Codes 928
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city does not observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.024
Longitude -110.696

Winslow Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 1.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 47 F
Apr Temp 37 to 70 F
Jul Temp 62 to 93 F
Oct Temp 40 to 72 F
Annual Precip 8 inches
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 51 F
Apr Temp 36 to 73 F
Jul Temp 60 to 95 F
Oct Temp 38 to 75 F
Annual Precip 9.2 inches
Distance 44 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 47 F
Apr Temp 29 to 63 F
Jul Temp 53 to 84 F
Oct Temp 34 to 67 F
Annual Precip 19.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Winslow, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Leupp Corner (86047)

Tolani (86047)

Tolani Lakes (86047)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Winslow Hospitals

(Government - Federal)
(928) 289-4691
Emergency Service: Yes

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Winslow High Schools

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A Title I School.
Serves 896 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.2

A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 77 students.

HC 63 BOX 303
A Charter School.
Serves 37 students.

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