Chambers, Arizona

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Chambers, Arizona
Unincorporated community
Chambers, Arizona is located in Arizona
Chambers, Arizona
Chambers, Arizona
Coordinates: 35°11′19″N 109°25′59″W / 35.18861°N 109.43306°W / 35.18861; -109.43306Coordinates: 35°11′19″N 109°25′59″W / 35.18861°N 109.43306°W / 35.18861; -109.43306
Country United States
State Arizona
County Apache
Elevation 5,755 ft (1,754 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
ZIP code 86502
Area code(s) 928
GNIS feature ID 24356[1]

Chambers is an unincorporated community in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Chambers is located at the junction of Interstate 40 and U.S. Route 191 45 miles (72 km) northeast of Holbrook. Chambers has a post office with ZIP code 86502.[2]

Chambers was founded by Charles Chambers sometime before the railroad arrived in 1881. The name was changed to Halloysite for a period in honor of clay that was mined nearby, but changed back to Chambers on June 1, 1930.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Chambers, Arizona
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Byrd H. Granger (1960). Arizona Place Names. University of Arizona Press. p. 7. Retrieved 20 November 2011.