According to deluxesurveillance, Springerville, Arizona is a small town in Apache County located in the White Mountains of northeastern Arizona. With a population of approximately 2,000 residents, it serves as the county seat and is one of the oldest settlements in the area. The town was founded in 1876 and named after its founder, John Spring.
The landscape of Springerville is breathtakingly beautiful with lush green forests and rolling hills. The area is known for its two national forests—the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest and the Coronado National Forest—which provide endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Popular activities include camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking and wildlife viewing.
The climate in Springerville is mild during summer months but can become quite cold during the winter months with temperatures dropping to below freezing. Despite this cold weather though, visitors still flock to the area for its many attractions including art galleries, museums, historic sites and cultural events.
One of Springerville’s most popular attractions is Lyman Lake State Park where visitors can enjoy swimming or boating on the lake while taking in views of the surrounding mountains. Other nearby attractions include Casa Malpais Archaeological Park which features ruins from an ancient Native American village as well as Petrified Forest National Park which boasts more than 225 million year old fossilized trees.
According to electronicsmatter, the economy of Springerville is largely driven by agriculture with many residents employed by local farms or ranches that produce hay and livestock such as cows or horses. In addition to agriculture businesses there are also several retail stores in town selling everything from clothing to hardware supplies as well as restaurants serving up delicious Mexican cuisine like tacos or enchiladas.
Overall Springerville offers a unique experience for visitors looking to explore all that northeastern Arizona has to offer from its stunning scenery to its diverse cultural offerings and abundance of outdoor activities. Whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation this small town has something for everyone making it an ideal destination for a weekend getaway or longer vacation.
Population: 1,972. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,956 (-0.8% change)
Males: 960 (48.7%), Females: 1,012 (51.3%)
Zip code: 85938
Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $30,769
Median house value: $80,200
Races in Springerville:
- White Non-Hispanic (66.8%)
- Hispanic (25.2%)
- Other race (10.2%)
- American Indian (7.7%)
- Two or more races (3.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)
Ancestries: English (10.6%), German (8.2%), United States (6.8%), Irish (6.6%), French (3.2%), Italian (3.0%).
Elevation: 6974 feet
Land area: 11.5 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Springerville
- High school or higher: 74.6%
- Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.9%
- Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
- Unemployed: 9.0%
- Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Springerville town
- Never married: 18.7%
- Now married: 59.4%
- Separated: 2.2%
- Widowed: 6.2%
- Divorced: 13.5%
5.5% Foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).
Population change in the 1990s: +151 (+8.3%).
Hospital/medical center in Springerville:
- WHITE MOUNTAIN COMMUNTIES HOSPITAL (118 SOUTH MOUNTAIN AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Springerville:
- NAVAPACHE HOSPITAL (about 54 miles; SHOW LOW, AZ)
- ZUNI PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 75 miles; ZUNI, NM)
- MORENCI HOSPITAL (about 76 miles; MORENCI, AZ)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Springerville:
- WILLIAMS GATEWAY (about 174 miles; PHOENIX, AZ; Abbreviation: IWA)
- DAVIS-MONTHAN AFB (about 176 miles; TUCSON, AZ; Abbreviation: DMA)
- FLAGSTAFF PULLIAM (about 179 miles; FLAGSTAFF, AZ; Abbreviation: FLG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Springerville:
- TOWN OF SPRINGERVILLE MUNI (about 2 miles; SPRINGERVILLE, AZ; Abbreviation: Q35)
- ST JOHNS INDUSTRIAL AIR PARK (about 27 miles; ST JOHNS, AZ; Abbreviation: SJN)
- JEWETT MESA (about 44 miles; APACHE CREEK, NM; Abbreviation: Q13)
Colleges and Universities
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Springerville:
- NORTHLAND PIONEER COLLEGE (about 82 miles; HOLBROOK, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,177)
- EASTERN ARIZONA COLLEGE (about 97 miles; THATCHER, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,085)
- PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 174 miles; TUCSON, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 14,177)
- UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA (about 175 miles; TUCSON, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 29,915)
- CENTRAL ARIZONA COLLEGE (about 175 miles; COOLIDGE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,333)
- SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 183 miles; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,345)
- CHANDLER/GILBERT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 186 miles; CHANDLER, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,990)
Public high schools in Springerville:
- ROUND VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL – SATELLITE CAMPUS (Students: 261; Location: 600 NORTH BUTLER; Grades: 09 – 12)
- NEW VISIONS ACADEMY-SPRINGERVILLE CAMPUS (Location: 1361 E. MAIN STREET; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Springerville:
- ROUND VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 337; Location: P.O. BOX 610; Grades: 06 – 08)
- ROUND VALLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 940 E. MARICOPA; Grades: PK – 02)
- ROUND VALLEY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: P.O. BOX 610; Grades: 03 – 05)
- 4-WINDS ACADEMY (Students: 80; Location: 725 E. MAIN; Grades: KG – 10)
- RENAISSANCE ACADEMY – MALPAIS CAMPUS (Students: 18; Location: 1223 MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 12)