Resident Information

Our Alpine area communities span 2 counties and various elevations in Eastern Arizona. Alpine is situated at 8,050 ft, Nutrioso at 7,671 ft, Hannagan Meadow is highest at 9,100 ft and Blue is the lowest at 5,758 ft. Alpine & Nutrioso are within Apache County & Hannagan Meadow & 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
  • 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 %

All residents, whether full time or seasonal, should make an emergency plan. When you have a Plan B, make a Plan C. This area can lose electrical service for an hour or even days in severe weather. During the winter, snowfall can block remote roads for days. Our community experienced these outages during the winter of 2010.

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