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The City of Kingman is the County seat of Mohave County located in northwest Arizona along Interstate 40 and U.S. 93. Kingman elevations range from 3,300 to 3,800 feet. The city straddles the scenic Hualapai, Cerbat and Black Mountains, which offer hiking, picnicking, camping, and other outdoor activities in the cool pines.
The Kingman and Colorado River areas offer a unique range of recreational and historical attractions as do several ghost towns in the area. The rivers and lakes offer fishing along with boating and other forms of water-oriented recreation. Kingman is an easy commute to Las Vegas, Laughlin, Phoenix and the Grand Canyon or a half day’s drive to Los Angeles or San Diego. Kingman is known for being along the longest remaining preserved stretch of Historic Route 66. Known as an all American highway, Kingman’s stretch of this historic route recently received national recognition as a National Scenic Byway. Visitors from all over the globe visit Kingman to get their “Kicks on Historic Route 66.”
Kingman continues to grow in its importance as a regional trade, service and distribution center for northwestern Arizona and the Western United States. Growth in U.S. trade with Canada and Mexico, combined with the city's strategic location on national transportation routes, continues to provide an excellent opportunity for Kingman to be a center for international trade. Major transportation modes serving Kingman include I-40, U.S. 93 (soon to be Interstate 11), two BNSF main lines, and a commercial airport offering one-day access to ALL major southwest markets. Interstate 40 provides immediate east-west access from California to the east coast. U.S. 93 (soon to be Interstate 11) is widely known to be a part of the CANAMEX Corridor providing north-south trade access from Canada into Mexico.
Between 1990 and 2000, the city’s population increased by over 57%, from approximately 13,208 to 20,069. The city estimates its current population is 26,000+ and is expected to continue to grow at a rapid pace. At the border of Kingman’s city limits is an unincorporated area with an estimated population of 17,000. As the city continues to attract additional new residents each month and new businesses each year, a great demand for new products and services makes Kingman an ideal place for exciting new opportunities.
Kingman’s quality housing, excellent schools including community college with extended learning through Northern Arizona University, low crime rate, clean environment, several parks, 2 public golf courses, regional attractions, available land and natural resources, and the pleasant climate are just a few of the many positive factors that have attracted new residents and businesses to Kingman. VISIT SITE >>>