Profile for Winslow, Arizona, AZ
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Winslow is a city in Navajo County.
The community was named after Edward F. Winslow, president of the St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad.
The latitude of Winslow is 35.024N. The longitude is -110.696W.
It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,852 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,824.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Winslow demographic reports
Winslow is in the Little Colorado River Valley, bordered by the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Reservation.
Tourists often stop for photos at Standin? on the Corner Park, named for the line in the song, "Take It Easy."
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 92. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 9.2 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1994 movie, "Natural Born Killers"
Local festivals include:
- Standin' On the Corner Festival - Sept. 28-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Winslow web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation:
Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, Homolovi Ruins State Park
Historic routes: Route 66
Historic sites and museums: Homolovi Ruins State Park, Old Trails Museum
Standin' on a corner in Winslow, Arizona, and such a fine sight to see: It's a girl, my Lord, in a flatbed Ford slowin' down to take a look at me.
-- Take It Easy, recorded by the Eagles, 1973
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Ancestry & family history
8% of Winslow residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Winslow ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Winslow was $12,340, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Winslow residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Winslow festival dates:
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- Standin' On the Corner Festival - S
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Median rent in Winslow, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $335. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $729.
Libraries in Winslow include Winslow Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Winslow include Winslow Mail
Navajo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Winslow political report.
The average commute time for Winslow workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Winslow include Comfort Inn Winslow, Econo Lodge Winslow, Holiday Inn Express Winslow, La Posada Winslow, Motel 6 Winslow.
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“ Standin' on a corner in Winslow, Arizona, and such a fine sight to see: It's a girl, my Lord, in a flatbed Ford slowin' down to take a look at me. ”
~ Take It Easy, recorded by the Eagles, 1973
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