Vernon, Arizona

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Vernon, Arizona
Census-designated place
Vernon is located in Arizona
Coordinates: 34°15′27″N 109°41′34″W / 34.25750°N 109.69278°W / 34.25750; -109.69278Coordinates: 34°15′27″N 109°41′34″W / 34.25750°N 109.69278°W / 34.25750; -109.69278
Country United States
State Arizona
County Apache
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 6,913 ft (2,107 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 122
 • Density 216/sq mi (83.3/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
ZIP code 85940
Area code(s) 928
GNIS feature ID 35771[1]

Vernon is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Apache County, Arizona, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 122.[2] Vernon is 19 miles (31 km) east of Show Low. Vernon has a post office with ZIP code 85940.[3]

Vernon was settled by B.H. Wilhelm Jr, who named it in 1894 for W.T. Vernon. It was important at first as a sawmill town, but as activity diminished, people moved away. It had been a Mormon ward, but they disbanded it in 1954, when the sawmill business finally moved to the vicinity of Lakeside.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Vernon CDP, Arizona". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ ZIP Code Lookup