About Coconino County

About Coconino County

Encompassing 18,661 square miles, Coconino County, Arizona, is the second largest county in the U.S. but one of the least populated. Our county includes Grand Canyon National Park, the Navajo, Havasupai, Hualapai and Hopi Indian Reservations, and the largest contiguous ponderosa pine forest in the world. Elevations range from 2,000 feet above sea level along the Colorado River to 12,633 feet at the summit of Mt. Humphreys in Flagstaff.

December 3, 2014


For anyone who may have followed the news about missing hiker, Tom Lang, 22, last year around Christmas, here is an update.

From the Arizona Daily Sun:
Searchers Find Possible Remains of Missing Hiker

From the Coconino County Sheriff's Office:
Remains of Missing Person Thomas Lang Believed to be Recovered

My heart goes out to Tom's family and friends, but I'm so glad he was found. His parents' perseverance was ... well, what can I say? Rest in peace, Tom.

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