Kachina Village, Arizona

Coconino County


Kachina Village is a census -designated place in Coconino County in the U.S. state of Arizona.


The municipality is a southern suburb of Flagstaff and is located west of Interstate 17 Mountainairie (Arizona veterans Memorial Highway, Flagstaff - Phoenix) and Arizona State Route 89 in the upper valley of Oak Creek in 2065 m height. The municipal area covers 3.7 km ². The Interstate limits the municipality in the east, while it is surrounded to the south, west and north of forest land.


The place is named after a phrase from the culture of the Hopi Indians: Kachinas are originally supernatural spirits and gods of the Hopis; the term spread to dancers of the Indian people that interact with these beings in appropriate ceremonies in contact and on dolls that represent these entities.


The area was part of a large ranch, which was owned by a certain Dr. RO Raymon, the beginning of the 19th century. practice as a physician in Flagstaff. Later the land was parceled out and released for settlement. Kachina Village is the starting point of several hiking trails through the large forests of the area.


To the west of the town is a large golf course. Not far from Kachina Kachina is also the Observatory.


In a census of 2000, the following was determined:

Bitter Springs | Cameron | Flagstaff | Fredonia | Grand Canyon Village | Kachina Village | Kaibito | Lechee | Leupp | Moenkopi | Mountainaire | Munds Park | Page | Parks | Sedona | Supai | Tonalea | Tuba City | Tusayan | Valle | Williams

  • Location in Arizona
  • Place in North America
  • Coconino County