Pinedale, Arizona

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Pinedale, Arizona
Unincorporated community
Location of Pinedale in Navajo County, Arizona.
Location of Pinedale in Navajo County, Arizona.
Pinedale, Arizona is located in Arizona
Pinedale, Arizona
Pinedale, Arizona
Location within the state of Arizona
Pinedale, Arizona is located in the US
Pinedale, Arizona
Pinedale, Arizona
Pinedale, Arizona (the US)
Coordinates: 34°18′N 110°14′W / 34.300°N 110.233°W / 34.300; -110.233Coordinates: 34°18′N 110°14′W / 34.300°N 110.233°W / 34.300; -110.233
Country United States
State Arizona
County Navajo
Area[1]
 • Total 9.68 sq mi (25.07 km2)
 • Land 9.68 sq mi (25.07 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,387
 • Estimate (2016)[2] N/A
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
FIPS code 04-55840

Pinedale is an unincorporated community in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. The population is estimated around 400. The elevation is approximately 6,500 ft (2,000 m) and it is part of the Mogollon Rim mountain range.

Pinedale was first known as Mortenson, after Neils Mortenson who established a Mormon settlement there in 1879. It was also known as Percheron, for the breed of stallions which Mortenson had brought with him. By 1888, however, the settlement was called Pinedale.

The former Pinedale Elementary School is now a historic building.

The road into Pinedale has the only covered bridge in Arizona.

Marreta B. Thomas Covered Bridge near Pinedale

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 18, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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