Make the Kingman Area Home
Make the Kingman area home! Make it a place to have fun, to succeed, to explore, to enjoy. However you choose to experience the Kingman area, you can make it your own.
Kingman is a prime location for living. Our community is expanding, and quality of life is constantly evolving. We are a hard-working community with a desire to grow.
Location, Location, Location
Kingman is ideally located off America’s major East-West Corridor, Interstate Highway 40 and intersects Highway 93, which runs from Las Vegas to Phoenix. I-93 is also the future I-11 corridor running from Canada to Mexico.
Despite being a desert climate, Kingman’s weather is remarkably mild averaging highs in the low 100s during the summer peak months and lows in the 40s during the winter months.
Kingman is an affordable location to purchase or lease a home. No local property taxes makes land purchases affordable, and there’s plenty of available land.
Kingman has a skilled workforce in place. For highly specific skills, the local college, Mohave Community College, works with companies to identify and implement training programs to suit their workforce needs.
Quality of Life
Kingman recognizes the need to have sufficient quality of life to support the families of those employed in Kingman. There are plenty of outdoor activities such as hiking, off-roading, mountain biking, and hunting. The local public school system is top notch with higher graduation rates than other comparable communities.
More About Kingman
Kingman is located in northwestern Arizona at the intersection of Interstate 40 and U.S. 93. Situated in the Hualapai Valley between the Cerbat and Hualapai Mountain Ranges, Kingman was established in the early 1880’s by Lewis Kingman, surveyor for the Santa Fe Railway. It has served as county seat of Mohave County since 1887.
The Colorado River forms the western boundary of Mohave County with an estimated 1,000 miles of fresh water shoreline including Lakes Havasu, Mohave, and Mead. Outdoor enthusiasts can visit wilderness areas, enjoy hunting, fishing, hiking, and historical sites all within a short drive from Kingman.
Kingman is known as “The Heart of Historic Route 66” because it is located in the middle of the longest stretch of the Mother Road still in existence. Kingman has a historic downtown district featuring homes and businesses built in the early 1900s, including the Powerhouse Visitor Center. Beale Street, the center of downtown Kingman, features many thrift and antique shops as well as city and county services. History buffs can also learn more about Kingman from the award-winning Mohave Museum of History & Arts.
Favorable state taxes, the Interstate highway, the Santa Fe railroad mainline and proximity to the California market has made Kingman a prime site for industries. Situated between Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and the Grand Canyon, Kingman’s leading industries are tourism and manufacturing. The fully developed Airport Industrial Park attracts manufacturers with reasonable land costs and the opportunity to build regional trade and service centers.
Residents enjoy an ideal southwestern climate. Summer months are not too hot with a July maximum average of 95°F. Winter months are cool with a January minimum average of 31°F. Annual precipitation is approximately 10 inches.
The public school system has several elementary schools, a middle school, and two high schools. The city also supports a charter school, private schools, a community college campus, and an extension campus for Northern Arizona University. Attractive neighborhoods offer many housing choices with prices suitable for all ranges, from the executive to the young family, single person to retiree. With a growing workforce and an organized and dedicated community, Kingman welcomes you to explore our diversity and share our prosperity.
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