There are several offices that you might need to get in contact with in Kingman. The City of Kingman Complex at 310 North 4th Street (753-5561) might be able to answer your questions about the city. The Planning and Zoning (county) office is located at 301 West Beale Street (753-0903). If you are in search of a good book, then head on over to the Mohave County Library at 3269 Burbank (693-BOOK). The Mohave County Recorder can be contacted by calling 753-0701. The Kingman Animal Shelter is at 950 Buchanan (753-2727).
Kingman includes several elementary schools, a junior high school, charter schools, high schools including one with two campuses, an off site campus for the Northern Arizona University and a local Community College. There are six elementary schools. They are Kingman Elementary at 3033 McDonald 9753-5678, Manzanita Elementary School at 2901 Detroit Avenue (753-6197), Palo Christi Elementary School at 500 Maple (753-2473, Hualapai Elementary School at 350 Eastern (753-1919), La Senita Grammar School at 3175 Gordon (757-4328) and Cerbat Elementary School at 269 Jagerson Avenue (757-5100). There is one junior high school called Kingman Jr. High School at 1969 Detroit Avenue (753-3588). The two main high schools are Mohave Union High at 323 Gold Street (753-6211) and Kingman High School (South Campus – ninth grade only) at 400 Grandview Avenue and Kingman High School (North Campus – 10th through 12th grades only) at 4182 Bank Street (692-6480). The off site Northern Arizona University campus is located at the Mohave Community College Campus at 1971 Jagerson Avenue (757-0818). The local Community College is Mohave Community College located at 1971 Jagerson Avenue (757-4331).
Kingman has a regional medical center in town. The Kingman Regional Medical Center is located at 3269 Stockton Hill Road (757-2111). Kingman has several family physicians. There are physicians for podiatry, neurological and headache disorders, osteopathic, neuropsychiatry, ophthalmology, dentistry, and chiropractors all in the area to help.
Citizens Utility Company is your provider of electric, gas, and phone. The Company is located at 2202 Stockton Hill Road. The phone number is 928-753-4051.
You may receive propane in bulk or in bottle sizes from several places in town. The Ferrellgas Products at 2813 Beverly (phone 757-1101) or Discovery Propane at 1838 Golden Gate Avenue (phone 753-9596) or Bud’s Pioneer Propane at 3490 East Andy Devine (phone 757-2202).
The Kingman City Police are available if you are in need at 2730 East Andy Devine (753-2191). The Mohave Sheriff Department is also ready to serve you at 301West Beale Street (753-0753). If you have questions about your motor vehicle, you may stop by the Motor Vehicle Department at 3670 East Andy Devine or call 757-9202. The Department of Public Safety is also in town at 2319 East Andy Devine (753-5552).
The Kingman City Fire Department is ready for emergencies at 3310 North 5th Street (753-2891).
Kingman has four local papers available for reading. The Kingman Daily Miner at 3015 Stockton Hill Road (753-6397), The Prospector at (the same address as the Miner – 753-4111) and The Standard at 221 East Beale Street (753-1143).
The local post office is located at 1901 Johnson Street. If you need to contact the office, call 753-2480.
Kingman has many banking establishments in town. There are at least six banks. Several of the bank names are familiar around the country. Bank One Arizona is at 3755 Stockton Hill Road (757-3181), Norwest Bank at 330 East Beale Street (753-5555) and Bank of America at 2307 Stockton Hill Road (753-2181). Check in town for the names and addresses of other banks.
Kingman has six beautiful parks located around the town for everyone to enjoy. The Centennial Park (Harrison and Beverly), Neal Butler Park (Jagerson and Bank Street), Metcalf Park (Grandview and Beale), Locomotive Park (1st and Andy Devine Avenue), Lewis Kingman Park (Andy Devine Avenue and Louise) and Firemen’s Memorial Park (Fairgrounds and Detroit). All of these parks are great places to picnic and enjoy the day.
The Centennial Park is the largest one in town. It is where many individuals go for sporting events. It is a popular spot and you will see why after you read about all the things that are at the park. Centennial Park is a multi-sport complex. The complex has four lighted tennis courts, two lit basketball courts, two lighted racquetball courts, a walking track, five softball fields, soccer fields, horseshoe pits and an Olympic-sized pool with a water slide.
There is a terrific golf course in Kingman located at 9686 Concho Drive (757-8744) called Valley Vista. The course has 18 holes.
Things To See & Do Around Kingman Arizona
This museum has information and exhibits ranging from the Indians that lived in the area to cowboys and miners that followed later on in history. This 12,000 square foot museum will let you slip back in time. The historical displays and dioramas set the stage for reliving the history of Kingman. The Mohave Museum showcases collections of turquoise and artwork and artifacts from the Mohave and Hualapai Indians. You will also find an exhibit on ranching in the area. Another special part of the museum is the section dedicated to Andy Devin, a television-movie-radio-Broadway star.
The Mohave Museum of History and Art is open Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturdays and Sundays 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The museum is closed on major holidays. The admission to the museum is $2.00 and children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.
The museum is located in Kingman. If you are on Interstate 40 take the exit at U.S. 93 and head east into Kingman.
The address of the museum is 400 West Beale (753-3195).
You learn a lot about the area around Kingman and Kingman itself at this museum.
One of the most interesting parks in Kingman is the Locomotive Park. It is located at 1st and Andy Devine Avenue, in downtown Kingman. This park is home for steam engine #3759.
This steam engine began in 1927 when it was rebuilt to a coal-burning steam locomotive. It was a mountain type of locomotive. Then in 1941, it was converted to use oil.
Finally, in 1957, it was the last steam engine to travel the line to Kingman. On this last journey, the Santa Fe Railroad presented the engine to the city of Kingman. The steam engine #3759 is a historical monument for the town of Kingman. Later in 1987, a brightly colored caboose was added to Locomotive Park. You will have fun seeing this form of transportation up close.