Lupton, Arizona

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Lupton, Arizona
Census-designated place
Lupton is located in Arizona
Lupton
Lupton
Coordinates: 35°21′14″N 109°03′13″W / 35.35389°N 109.05361°W / 35.35389; -109.05361Coordinates: 35°21′14″N 109°03′13″W / 35.35389°N 109.05361°W / 35.35389; -109.05361
Country United States
State Arizona
County Apache
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 6,188 ft (1,886 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 25
 • Density 72/sq mi (27.7/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
ZIP code 86508
Area code(s) 928
GNIS feature ID 7549[1]

Lupton (Navajo: Tsé Siʼání) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Lupton is located along Interstate 40 at the New Mexico border, 21 miles (34 km) southwest of Gallup, New Mexico. Lupton has a post office with ZIP code 86508.[2] As of the 2010 census, the Lupton CDP had a population of 25.[3]

History[edit]

Lupton was established in 1905 by trainmaster G. W. Lupton. Col. John Washington passed by here in his 1864 Navajo Campaign.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lupton, Arizona
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lupton CDP, Arizona". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 19, 2013. 
  4. ^ Byrd H. Granger (1960). Arizona Place Names. University of Arizona Press. p. 14. Retrieved 5 December 2011.