Resident Information

Our Alpine area communities span two counties and various elevations in eastern Arizona. Alpine is situated at 8,050 feet, Nutrioso at 7,671 feet, Hannagan Meadow is highest at 9,100 feet and Blue is the lowest at 5,758 feet. Alpine and Nutrioso are within Apache County and Hannagan Meadow and the Blue are within Greenlee County.

Apache County Website:
Greenlee County Website:

The above websites cover the county history, government offices, public health (ex. Immunization Clinic schedules), emergency telephone numbers, job listings & more. We are on Mountain Standard Time (MST) all year, therefore we don’t observe daylight savings time. The Navajo Reservation just to the north of us observes daylight savings.

Alpine, Arizona Statistics:

  • Population: 145 (2010 US Census)
  • Population Growth since 2000: 24%
  • Median Age: 53
  • Air Quality: 95.7 (100 is best)
  • Alpine Public School spends $7,870 per student and the US average is $5,678
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Average amount of Rainfall: 20.8 inches
  • Average amount of Snowfall: 55 inches
  • Sunny Days: 277
  • Average July high temperature: 78 degrees F
  • Average January low temperature: 11 degrees F
  • Sales Tax: 7.1 %

The largest employer in the Alpine area is the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, Alpine Ranger District. The second largest employer is the Alpine Elementary School.

Alpine Cemetery The responsibility for the Alpine City Cemetery is Apache County. For information: