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Sheldon, Arizona

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Sheldon, Arizona
Location within the state of Arizona
Sheldon (the United States)
Coordinates: 32°48′53″N 109°10′20″W / 32.81472°N 109.17222°W / 32.81472; -109.17222Coordinates: 32°48′53″N 109°10′20″W / 32.81472°N 109.17222°W / 32.81472; -109.17222
CountryUnited States
Elevation3,586 ft (1,093 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (MST)
Area code(s)928
FIPS code04-65910
GNIS feature ID24612

Sheldon is a populated place situated in Greenlee County, Arizona, United States, near the border with New Mexico.[2] It is named after Lionel Sheldon, who served as governor of the New Mexico Territory from 1881 to 1885. A post office was opened at this location in 1908, and remained in operation until its closure in 1919. It has an estimated elevation of 3,586 feet (1,093 m) above sea level.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Feature Detail Report for: Sheldon". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Sheldon (in Greenlee County, AZ) Populated Place Profile". AZ Hometown Locator. Retrieved March 22, 2017.

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