Happy Jack, Arizona

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Happy Jack, Arizona
Happy Jack is located in Arizona
Happy Jack
Happy Jack
Happy Jack is located in the United States
Happy Jack
Happy Jack
Coordinates: 34°44′36″N 111°24′27″W / 34.74333°N 111.40750°W / 34.74333; -111.40750Coordinates: 34°44′36″N 111°24′27″W / 34.74333°N 111.40750°W / 34.74333; -111.40750
CountryUnited States
StateArizona
CountyCoconino
Elevation
7,493 ft (2,284 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
ZIP code
86024
GNIS feature ID29736[1]

Happy Jack is an unincorporated community and campground located in the Mogollon Rim Region of Coconino County, Arizona, United States. The Discovery Channel Telescope is located there.

Happy Jack may have been named for a cheerful local lumberman.[2]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Happy Jack has a Continental climate, abbreviated "Dsb" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Happy Jack, Arizona
  2. ^ Blackwood, Alisa (April 15, 2001). "Whimsical names mark Arizona towns". Reading Eagle. pp. E11. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Happy Jack, Arizona

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