La Paz County

La Paz County, Arizona

1108 Joshua Ave
Parker, AZ 85344
Phone: (928) 669-6115
Fax: (928) 669-9709
www.co.la-paz.az.us

On western border of AZ, west of Phoenix; organized Jan 1, 1983 from Yuma County. Name Origin: For the once-prominent AZ city of La Paz, an important gold-mining center in the 1860s that eventually was abandoned. Gold had been discovered near the site on Jan 12, 1862, the date on which many Mexican and Mexican-American Catholics in early Arizona celebrated the Feast of our Lady of Peace (in Spanish, Nuestra Senora de la Paz)

Area (sq mi):: 4513.36 (land 4499.95; water 13.40) Population per square mile: 4.50
Population 2005: 20,238 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 42.40% Population 2000: 19,715 (White 63.80%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 22.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 24.70%). Foreign born: 9.70%. Median age: 46.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,916; median household $25,839; Population below poverty level: 19.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,672-$18,653
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 17.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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resident who was crowned Miss La Paz County in 2012.
PHOENIX, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Faithful+Gould, a North America-based leading project management consultancy, has been selected by EnviroMission Limited(ASX: EVM, OTCQX: EVOMY) to join the international project and cost management services team to deliver Solar Tower power station operation in La Paz County Arizona.
Both claims have been professionally surveyed and recorded with La Paz County and the Bureau of Land Management.
PK) is pleased to announce details on the Eagle Nest Mining Property ("Eagle Nest") located in La Paz County, Arizona.
The Eagle Nest Mining Property claims include a previously producing Au-Cu-Ag-Fe (Gold, Copper, Silver and Iron) mine located 10 miles off Highway 95 in La Paz County, Arizona.
Harris Drilling is a family owned, specialty drilling company that has just completed a major, reverse circulation precious metal drilling program for American Bonanza at the Copperstone Mine site in La Paz County, Arizona.
Harqua Gila, LLC is currently developing a multi-phase alternative energy project in La Paz County, Arizona that encompasses two primary components - solar and hydro production/capture - and is designed to roll out in expanding phases (including a scope up to 38 megs of solar power production), to ensure stable growth now and the harnessing of superior evolving technologies in the future.
The Burnt Well is a "grass roots" project that has been overlooked by numerous major mining companies during the most recent exploration boom in La Paz County.
12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --EnviroMission Limited(ASX: EVM )(OTCQX: EVOMY ) has received a formal commitment to provide the entire development and construction capital for EnviroMission's first Solar Tower power station being developed in La Paz County Arizona to deliver the terms of a power purchase agreement with the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA).
North Baja Pipeline proposes construction of up to 80 miles of 42- and 48-inch-diameter pipeline, predominantly in the existing right of way in La Paz County, Arizona, and in Riverside and Imperial counties, California.
OTCBB: GUNP) (Gunpowder or "the Company") is pleased to provide updated results for one of its claim blocks in its Dome Rock gold project in La Paz County, Arizona.