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Meteor City, Arizona
Populated place
Country United States
State Arizona
County Coconino
Elevation 5,033 ft (1,534 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MST (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 928
FIPS code 04-46105
GNIS feature ID 24515

Meteor City (Navajo: Tséłchííʼ Ńdeeshgiizh) is a populated place situated in Coconino County, Arizona. It has an estimated elevation of 5,033 feet (1,534 m) above sea level. Located next to Leupp Corner, it is so-named because of its proximity to Meteor Crater. Created as a tourist stop, it is the turn-off of Route 66 to visit the crater. At one time the sign upon entering the town once read, "Population: 1".

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