Winslow has a library, a bowling alley, five parks, an indoor
swimming pool, an outdoor pool, one nine-hole golf course, and several
basketball, racquetball and tennis courts. Athletic facilities also include
rodeo grounds, football and baseball fields. There are organized athletic
programs, such as youth football, basketball, baseball, softball, bowling,
swimming, golf and soccer; adult softball, bowling, and square dancing. There
are a senior center with adjacent park and McHood City Park with pavilion and
seating ramada for 200 persons.
In addition to communication resources from the rest of the
state, Winslow has a semi-weekly newspaper, The Winslow Mail, a local
radio station and numerous statewide radio, television and cable stations.
There are three elementary schools, one junior high
school, one high school and one charter public school. School enrollment is
more than 2,800 students. A special education department is available as are an
audio visual director, a speech therapist, a psychologist and a hearing
Northland Pioneer College (NPC), 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, 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 (520) 537-9601.
An Indian Outpatient Clinic has full health services. A
hospital with 34 beds, a convalescent home with 38 beds, three clinics, five
physicians, six dentists, two optometrists and three chiropractors provide
medical service to the community.
Three banks and two credit unions operate in Winslow. Winslow
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 city may be obtained from the same source or from the
Industrial Development Authority of the City of Winslow, 21 Williamson Avenue,
Winslow, AZ 86047.
Winslow is governed by a mayor, six council members,
and a city administrator and is served by the sheriff's department and the
local police department. The fire department has both full-time and part-time
Winslow has an airport with a 7,100-foot runway, a 7,500- foot
paved and lighted runway and UNICOM radio.
Sites of various sizes for light or heavy industry are available
by lease or purchase. For further information, contact the City of Winslow.
Lodging & Meeting Facilities
There are 17 motels with 631 rooms available and numerous meeting
facilities with the largest seating 350.
Average Temperature (°F)
Average Total Snow, Sleet, and Hail Annually: 11.2 inches
(based upon a 30-year average).
For further information, contact:
Winslow Chamber of Commerce
300 W. North Road
P.O. Box 460
Winslow, AZ 86047
phone: (520) 289-2434
City of Winslow
21 Williamson Avenue
phone: (520) 289-2422