• 1972
  • The community is well known to law students, as it is featured in the case Spur Industries v. Del E. Webb Development Co., 494 P.2d 700 (Ariz. 1972), commonly used in first-year property law courses to illustrate nuisance law. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1864
  • In the fall of 1864, Mineral City and landing was established a mile down the river and Bradshaw's Ferry was moved there, to the detriment of Olive City. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cochise County
  • When Slaughter was elected sheriff of Cochise County in 1886, four members of the Jack Taylor Gang-Manuel Robles, Geronimo Miranda, Fred Federico, and Nieves Deron-were wanted by both the Mexican Rurales and Arizona law enforcement on charges of robbery and murder. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1880
  • The Contention City Post Office was established on April 6, 1880, and at its peak in the mid-1880s, the town was home to John McDermott's saloon, the Western Hotel, a blacksmith, a butcher shop, several general stores, and a Chinese laundry, and was a stop on two stage lines connecting the town to Tombstone and Tucson. (wikipedia.org)
  • semi-arid cl
  • Colorado City has the typical cool semi-arid climate (Köppen BSk) of the interior Mountain West, with very warm to hot summers and cool to cold winters, typified by very large diurnal temperature ranges throughout most of the year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Joseph City has a semi-arid climate (BSk) with cold to cool winters and hot summers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Geographic Names
  • Archaeological excavations have been carried out at the location of the grist mill, the pottery, and other features The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Arizona U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brigham City (historical) National Park Service (2009-03-13). (wikipedia.org)
  • 1863
  • Flooding of the Gila River in the Great Flood of 1862 destroyed the remnants of the town, and the post office was discontinued on July 14, 1863. (wikipedia.org)
  • William D. Bradshaw founded Bradshaw City as a mining camp in 1863 after prospectors working on the northwest slope of Mount Wasson discovered gold. (wikipedia.org)
  • census
  • According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), all of it land. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of the census of 2000, there were 1,751 people, 713 households, and 432 families residing in the town. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the 2010 census, the population of the town was 4,821. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 10.5 square miles (27 km2), of which 10.5 square miles (27 km2) is land and 0.100% is water. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.41 square miles (19.2 km2), of which, 7.4 square miles (19 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) of it is water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sun City is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, that is within the Phoenix metropolitan area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The town clearly continued in some capacity, as it was listed as having 159 residents in the 1870 US Census. (wikipedia.org)
  • miles
  • The world famous Ping Manufacturing Factory is just a few miles east of Sun City. (hubpages.com)
  • Via Arizona State Route 90 it is 23 miles (37 km) north to Interstate 10 near the city of Benson. (wikipedia.org)
  • 14 miles northwest of Surprise, Arizona, on U.S. Route 60. (wikipedia.org)
  • Founded by Latter-day Saints near the present city of Winslow in 1876, it was one and one-half miles north of Winslow's current city center, along the Little Colorado River. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gila City was founded on the south bank of the Gila River, 19 miles east of the confluence of the Gila and Colorado rivers. (wikipedia.org)
  • From the USFS "This Legends of Superior Trail connects the historic mining town of Superior with the Arizona Trail, 6 miles to the west. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tuba City is located about 50 miles (80 km) from the eastern entrance to Grand Canyon National Park. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tuba City is noted for dinosaur tracks, found about 5 miles (8 km) west. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was located on the Arizona bank of the Colorado River, 1 mile above its rival Mineral City and 1/2 mile above the original site of Ehrenberg, Arizona, 3 miles southwest of the location of La Paz. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1862, the great flood of that year, changed the course of the Colorado River cutting off the gold boomtown of La Paz, from the course of the river which had moved away from the town by 2 miles. (wikipedia.org)
  • The two mills in Contention City - Sunset (later renamed the Head Center) and the Contention mill (the Grand Central mill was two miles south of Contention City) - processed or "stamped" the silver ore into fine powder in preparation for smelting. (wikipedia.org)
  • 114.62306 (35.0444453, -114.6230214) on the bank of the Colorado River, 10 miles (16 km) south of Bullhead City. (wikipedia.org)
  • near
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  • Tuba City is located within the Painted Desert near the western edge of the Navajo Nation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The town is situated on U.S. Route 160, near the junction with Arizona State Route 264. (wikipedia.org)
  • La Paz was left beside the old river course now a slough, connected to the river near Olive City. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1876
  • Joseph City was settled in 1876 by colonists from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1866
  • By 1866, the town had grown large enough to become the county seat, and a post office was established on October 8, 1866. (wikipedia.org)
  • boom town
  • The Butterfield Overland Mail route passed through the boom town and one of its stations, Swivelers lay a mile to the east at the eastern edge of the placer deposits where a post office was established for Gila City in December 24, 1858. (wikipedia.org)
  • Silver was discovered resulting in a boom town of about two thousand residents at the foot of Picket Post Mountain by 1878. (wikipedia.org)
  • Benson
  • In addition, a railroad depot was constructed in 1882 along the just-extended New Mexico and Arizona Railroad, which connected at Benson and eventually ran to Fairbank and then Nogales. (wikipedia.org)
  • During Tombstone's early rapid growth, Contention served as stopover hotel and livery stable for stagecoach passengers, until March, 1882 when the New Mexico and Arizona railroad was extended from Benson to Contention. (wikipedia.org)
  • population
  • In 2010 Arizona City had a population of 10,475. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the town, the age distribution of the population shows 28.4% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. (wikipedia.org)
  • nails
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  • Tombstone
  • Contention City, named after Schieffelin's nearby mine, was originally established in 1879 on the bank of the San Pedro River as a milling site for silver mined from the Tombstone area mines including the Contention and Grand Central mines. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the wake of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Ike Clanton attempted to have Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday tried in Contention City after a grand jury refused to indict them in Tombstone in the wake of the Spicer Hearing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Webb
  • Developer Del E. Webb expanded Sun City over the years, and his company went on to build other retirement communities in the Sun Belt. (wikipedia.org)
  • http://suncitygolfing.com/ Surprise Regional Chamber of Commerce Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts Del Webb Sun Cities Museum Sun City, Arizona. (wikipedia.org)
  • Arizona's
  • Also known as Ligurta, the town was established as a result of Arizona's first major gold rush, when Colonel Jacob Snively led a party of prospectors to a placer deposit along the Gila River in and around Monitor Gulch, which emerges from the Gila Mountains to the south. (wikipedia.org)
  • LAKE HAVA
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  • Maines Trucking is located at the address 3405 Yavapai Dr in Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86406. (chamberofcommerce.com)
  • Tucson
  • Richard E. Lingenfelter, Steamboats on the Colorado River, 1852-1916, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1978 Archived 2016-01-18 at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • settlement
  • On July 26, 1953, Arizona Governor John Howard Pyle sent troops into the settlement to stop polygamy in what became known as the Short Creek raid. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nearby
  • The nearby Silver Queen mine continued and gradually became a better producer of copper, forming the basis of the town site of Superior by 1900. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • The FLDS changed the name of the community to Colorado City (on the Arizona side of the border) and Hildale (on the Utah side) to eliminate any ties to the Short Creek raids. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to mail and freight shipment confusions, the Santa Fe Railway, that also ran through Saint Joseph, Missouri, asked that St. Joseph, Arizona change its name. (wikipedia.org)
  • The name of the town honors Tuuvi, a Hopi headman from Oraibi who converted to Mormonism. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Navajo name for Tuba City, Tó Naneesdizí translates as "tangled waters", which probably refers to the many below-ground springs that are the source of several reservoirs. (wikipedia.org)
  • lands
  • In 2007 the state authorities began dismantling church ownership of Colorado City lands. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tuba City (Navajo: Tó Naneesdizí) is an unincorporated town in Coconino County, Arizona, on Navajo lands, in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • mines
  • Mills were constructed along the San Pedro River in Contention City as well as Charleston due to a lack of water needed for refinement in the immediate vicinity of the mines. (wikipedia.org)
  • miners
  • Without the steam engine providing water for washing out the gold at the mine, these American miners used to the plentiful water of California's placers in the north, could not work it profitably and the town soon was mostly abandoned. (wikipedia.org)
  • area
  • Twenty Mormon families and fifteen bachelors from Salt Lake City settled the area, and built homes inside protective walls originally measuring 200 feet (61 m) long and 7 feet (2.1 m) high. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Cooke family moved to the Short Creek area in 2008 but were refused access to utilities by the towns of Colorado City and Hildale. (wikipedia.org)
  • The town supported the Tiger Mine, situated a short distance from the "Central #26: Crown King Back-road" which serviced the area at the time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tuba City drew Hopi, Navajo and Paiute Indians to the area because of its natural springs. (wikipedia.org)
  • enforcement
  • In response to a civil rights lawsuit by the United States Justice Department alleging that the Colorado City government, including law enforcement, was taking orders from the FLDS Church, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced in July 2012 that he was allocating funding to allow the Mohave County Sheriff's Department to provide daily patrols in the town. (wikipedia.org)
  • site
  • The Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is said to be on the site of Pinal City. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of the subsequent changes of the rivers course, the site of Olivia or Olive City, Arizona is today stranded in Riverside County, California across the river from modern Ehrenburg in La Paz County, Arizona. (wikipedia.org)
  • The town site was centered in-between the two mills on the east bank of the river. (wikipedia.org)
  • deposits
  • Geologically, Tuba City sits upon the Glen Canyon Group from the early Jurassic (about 180-210 Ma) and on modern superficial Quaternary deposits. (wikipedia.org)
  • Phoenix
  • Sun City Arizona is bordered by one of the best shopping and dining sites in Phoenix Arizona. (hubpages.com)
  • Tuba City, owing to its location in the rain shadow of the Mogollon Rim which keeps out moisture from the Gulf of California, has a cold desert climate (Köppen BWk) with hot, dry summers-though less hot than Phoenix-and cold, dry winters. (wikipedia.org)
  • racial
  • The racial makeup of the town was 75.39% White, 6.80% Black or African American, 2.68% Native American, 1.48% Asian, 0.23% Pacific Islander, 8.17% from other races, and 5.25% from two or more races. (wikipedia.org)
  • community
  • Colorado City, formerly known as Short Creek (or the Short Creek Community), was founded in 1913 by members of the Council of Friends, a breakaway group from the Salt Lake City-based The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). (wikipedia.org)
  • that this was the most severe split to date within the community other than the split between Colorado City and Centennial Park. (wikipedia.org)
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  • state
  • Slaughter pursued them around the state, eventually learning that they were holed up at the home of Robles' brother in Contention City. (wikipedia.org)
  • I played in high school as well as Intramural at Arizona State University. (purplemath.com)
  • years
  • The two-year legal battle that followed became a public relations disaster that damaged Pyle's political career and set a hands-off tone toward the town in Arizona for the next 50 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • The written history of the town dates back more than 200 years. (wikipedia.org)