It was founded in 1882 as simply a few buildings on the railroad tracks, and named after Lewis Kingman.
Today, Kingman is considered a hidden gem of the American southwest, known for its vintage Americana feel, quaint downtown, location on Route 66, and surrounding desert and mountains.
People Born in Kingman
Kingman in People's Lives
Natalie Portman: I traveled here in 1995 to film scenes of the movie Mars Attacks.
Pamela Anderson: While I was doing a photoshoot for Playboy here in 1992, I was brought into the police station for indecent exposure. In the end, I wasn't charged, but was asked to write a letter apologizing.