offers many community facilities including a library, 40-acre park, and many
athletic facilities: baseball, football and Little League fields; basketball,
volleyball, tennis and racquet ball courts; and a golf course.
In addition to communication resources from the rest of the
state, Heber/Overgaard has a weekly newspaper, The Pine Graphics Weekly,
receives several radio stations from Holbrook, Show Low and Flagstaff, and has
twelve television channels available on cable, one from Flagstaff.
Heber/Overgaard has two elementary schools, junior high and high
school. Student enrollment is approximately 551.
College, a nationally-accredited, state-supported community college, began
serving Navajo County during the 1974-75 academic year. The College is
decentralized and now offers classes in over 250 locations. Full-service
degree-granting campuses are located in Winslow, Holbrook, Snowflake/Taylor and
Show Low. Degree course work may also be completed at centers in Heber (located
on the Mogollon High School Campus), Whiteriver and Keams Canyon. The district
office is located in Holbrook. Areas of study include adult basic education,
vocational, academic transfer and personal interest. For information call (800)
266-7845. Northern Arizona University, located within 60 miles, in cooperation
with NPC, offers upper division and graduate courses at several Navajo County
locations. Contact the NAU-Northlands Coordinator at (928) 537-9601.
The community has one doctor, a dentist, an optometrist and three
ambulances available. Hospital services are also available in Show Low (36
miles away), Holbrook (47 miles away) and Payson (50 miles away). A fully
equipped health center is currently in the planning stages.
There are two local financial institutions in Heber/Overgaard.
Navajo County businesses are eligible for assistance in financing fixed assets
through the Finance Division of the Arizona Department of Commerce. Information
on private activity bonds within the county may be obtained from the same
source or from the Industrial Development Authority of the County of Navajo,
819 West Florida, Holbrook, Arizona 86025.
The community is governed by the Navajo County Board of
Supervisors and served by the county deputies, Department of Public Safety, and
the sheriff's posse. The fire department has 40 volunteers, 15 EMTs, three
paramedics and five IMETs.
Residents of Heber/Overgaard have access to public airports in
Show Low 36 miles southeast, or Taylor, 29 miles northeast.
Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Domestic Water District (Heber)
Arizona Water Company
||Individual septic tanks
Lodging & Meeting Facilities
There are two motels with 56 units available in the area, and
four meeting facilities with the largest seating up to 300, three with seating
for 50 or less. Several RV parks and cabin rentals are available. A 42-unit
Best Western Sawmill Inn was completed in September 1995.
Average Temperature (°F)
Average Total Snow, Sleet, and Hail Annually: 51.3 inches
(based upon a 30-year average).
For further information, contact:
Heber/Overgaard Chamber of Commerce
Heber, AZ 85928