Greenlee County

Greenlee County, Arizona

PO Box 908
Clifton, AZ 85533
Phone: (928) 865-2072
Fax: (928) 865-4417
www.co.greenlee.az.us

On southeastern border of AZ; organized Mar 10, 1909 (prior to statehood) from Graham County. Name Origin: For Mason Greenlee (1835-1903), a Virginian who settled in the area in the 1870s

Area (sq mi):: 1848.42 (land 1847.00; water 1.42) Population per square mile: 4.10
Population 2005: 7,521 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 -12.00%; 1990-2000 6.70% Population 2000: 8,547 (White 53.90%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 43.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 25.20%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 33.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,814; median household $39,384; Population below poverty level: 9.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,195-$21,575
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.40% Median travel time to work: 20.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In the first case, Judge Moran ordered the Secretary to produce photographs and MSHA inspector notes where the Secretary sought a 55 percent penalty reduction for Jacobs Field Service, a contractor at Freeport McMoran's Morenci Mine in Greenlee County, Ariz.
Award Notice: RRC Services in any of the following counties within the Southern Region of the State of Arizona: Pima County, Cochise County, Santa Cruz County, Graham County, or Greenlee County
WASHINGTON -- Greenlee County, Arizona (population 8,605), is by far the smallest county in Arizona.
Agriculture and ranching plays a role in the local economy in addition to a substantial Freeport-McMoRan Morenci copper operation in adjacent Greenlee County.
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