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Flagstaff is located in Coconino County and is the county seat. It lies north of Phoenix between Williams and Winslow, along Interstate 40. The city also is near Lake Mary and Ashurst Lake.

A lofty pine tree, fashioned into a flagpole for the Declaration of Independence Centennial, inspired the settlement's name. Situated along a dusty wagon trail extending to California, Flagstaff sprang up after railroad tracks appeared in 1881.

Today Flagstaff, is a transportation, governmental, commercial, educational and cultural hub. Tourism is a significant employment source. Flagstaff's environs also attract photographers and film producers. Points of interest include Northern Arizona University and Lowell Observatory. The Grand Canyon is the premier area attraction with approximately 5 million visitors a year. Nearby Wupatki and Walnut Canyon national monuments contain prehistoric Native American ruins. Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument also is in the area.

Coconino County Community College | College Of Beauty Arts And Science | Little America Flagstaff | Northern Arizona College Of Health Care | Nava-Hopi Tours (Gray Line) |
Arizona Counties Coconino County |
Arizona State Parks Riordan Mansion State Historic Park |
Education Northern Arizona University |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Mogollon Brewing Company |
History Museum of Northern Arizona |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Arizona Mountain Inn | Inn Suites Hotel Flagstaff | La Quinta Inn And Suites Flagstaff |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate AZNORTH Realty | Schroeder Realty |
Sports and Sporting Events Arizona Snowbowl | High Altitude Sports Training Complex | Mormon Lake Ski Touring Center |
Transportation Flagstaff Pulliam Airport |
Vacation Rentals Arizona Vacation Escapes |

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