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Coconino County, Arizona

US county information
NameCoconino County
StateArizona
SeatFlagstaff
Largest cityFlagstaff
US Area
Total Area18661.21 sq mi (48332.5 km2)
Land Area18617.42 sq mi (48219.1 km2)
Water Area43.79 sq mi (113.4 km2)
Population134421 (2010)
Density2.7/km2 (7/sq mi)
FoundedFebruary 18, 1891

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Coconino County is a county located in the north central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. It is part of the Flagstaff, Arizona Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 134,421 at the 2010 census. The county seat is Flagstaff. It is the second largest county by land area in the 48 contiguous United States, behind San Bernardino County, California, with its 18661 sqmi (48331.8 km2) making it larger than each of the nine smallest states.

Coconino County contains Grand Canyon National Park, the Havasupai Nation, and parts of the Navajo Nation, Hualapai Nation, and Hopi Nation. It takes its name from Cosnino, a name applied to the Havasupai.

Coconino County was the setting for George Herriman's early 20th century Krazy Kat comic strip.

Coconino County has a relatively large Native American population at nearly 30% of the county's total population, being mostly Navajo with smaller numbers of Havasupai, Hopi, and others.


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