Overview

Introduction to Winslow, Arizona

Winslow, Arizona, in Navajo county, is 55 miles E of Flagstaff, Arizona and 128 miles NE of Mesa, Arizona.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,505
Male Share of the Population58.7%
Female Share of the Population41.3%
Senior Citizens10%
Employed Population 16+2,809
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married30.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.3%
Median Earnings25+$25,826
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$6,927
Median Earnings With High School Degree$15,530

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,827
% Above Poverty Level74.5%
% Below Poverty Level25.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone26.6%
Median Gross Rent$599
Median House Value$91,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)74%
Irish6.3%
English6.3%
French Except Basque2.8%
Italian2.2%
Scottish1.9%
Swedish1.4%
Polish0.8%
Danishn0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Czech0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Swiss0.2%
African0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
German0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Sudanese0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Greek0.1%
Russian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
+ Show More

Winslow Almanac

CategoryValue
County Navajo County
Standard Zip Codes86047
Phone Area Codes928
Time ZoneAmerica/Shiprock
Approximate Latitude35.1
Approximate Longitude-110.64

Winslow Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWINSLOW AP
Distance1.3 miles
Jan Temp21 to 47 F
Apr Temp37 to 70 F
Jul Temp62 to 93 F
Oct Temp40 to 72 F
Annual Precip8 inches
StationHOLBROOK
Distance31.9 miles
Jan Temp21 to 51 F
Apr Temp36 to 73 F
Jul Temp60 to 95 F
Oct Temp38 to 75 F
Annual Precip9.2 inches
StationHEBER RANGER STN
Distance44 miles
Jan Temp18 to 47 F
Apr Temp29 to 63 F
Jul Temp53 to 84 F
Oct Temp34 to 67 F
Annual Precip19.1 inches

Winslow Public Libraries

Winslow Public Library
420 WEST GILMORE STREET
Winslow, Arizona
(928) 289-4982

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Winslow Hospitals

Us Phs Winslow Indian Hospital
500 Indiana Ave
(602) 444-4444
Little Colorado Medical Center
(Non-profit)
1501 N Williamson Ave
(928) 289-4690

Winslow Public Schools

Aspc-winslow
2100 S. Hwy 87
ZIP: 86047
Other
Bonnie Brennan School
100 Cochise
ZIP: 86047
Primary
Total Enrollment 428
Dilcon Community School
Hc 63 Box G
ZIP: 86047
(928) 657-3287
Primary
Dine Southwest High School
1 Mile W. Highway 87 Between M
ZIP: 86047
High
Total Enrollment 12
Jefferson Elementary School
1100 W. Mahoney
ZIP: 86047
Primary
Total Enrollment 387
Leupp School Inc
Hc 61 Box D
ZIP: 86047
(928) 686-6211
Other
Little Singer Community School
Hc 61 Po Box Aq
ZIP: 86047
(928) 686-6108
Primary
Northern Az Academy For Career Dev. - Winslow
502 Airport Road
ZIP: 86047
High
Total Enrollment 45
Seba Dalkai Boarding School
Hc 63 Box H
ZIP: 86047
(928) 657-3208
Other
Washington School
300 W. Oak St.
ZIP: 86047
Primary
Total Enrollment 322
Winslow High School
600 E Cherry Ave
ZIP: 86047
High
Total Enrollment 702
Winslow Junior High School
1100 Colorado Ave
ZIP: 86047
Middle
Total Enrollment 334

Winslow Private Schools

Red Sands Christian School
Hc 61 Box 25
ZIP: 86047
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
Sources :
Our Partner Listings
Additional Resources
Info for Winslow Government Officials


Are you an official in the Winslow government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.