Vernon, Arizona

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Vernon, Arizona
Census-designated place
Location of Vernon in Apache County, Arizona.
Location of Vernon in Apache County, Arizona.
Vernon is located in Arizona
Vernon
Vernon
Location of Vernon in Apache County, 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
Area[1]
 • Total 0.57 sq mi (1.47 km2)
 • Land 0.57 sq mi (1.47 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 6,913 ft (2,107 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 122
 • Estimate (2016)[2] N/A
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
ZIP code 85940
Area code(s) 928
GNIS feature ID 35771[3]

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.[4] Vernon is 19 miles (31 km) east of Show Low. Vernon has a post office with ZIP code 85940.[5]

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.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

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. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Vernon CDP, Arizona". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 1, 2013.
  5. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.