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Apache County, Arizona

PO Box 365
Saint Johns, AZ 85936
Phone: (928) 337-4364
Fax: (928) 337-2771

On eastern border of AZ; organized Feb 14, 1879 (prior to statehood) from Mohave County. Name Origin: For the Apache Indian tribe, of Athapascan linguistic stock, who inhabited the land for centuries. The name is variously said to mean 'man,' 'battles,' or 'enemy.'

Area (sq mi):: 11218.42 (land 11204.88; water 13.54) Population per square mile: 6.20
Population 2005: 69,343 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 12.70% Population 2000: 69,423 (White 17.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 80.20%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 27.00
Income 2000: per capita $8,986; median household $23,344; Population below poverty level: 37.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,632-$16,476
Unemployment (2004): 12.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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CACH spans 340 [km.sup.2] in the heart of the Navajo Nation in northeastern Apache County, Arizona (Fig.
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He also is rumored to have possibly been involved in rustling, whiskey running, and other ruinous enterprises in Indian Territory, but by early 1887 he had taken office as Sheriff of Apache County, Arizona, and his deputies ended the depredations of the Clanton Gang in the summer of that year.
NOG's helium-bearing gas field in Apache County, Arizona produces a gas made almost entirely of helium and nitrogen.
Yn Window Rock, Apache County, Arizona, mae Iolo'n ymweld phencadlys Llywodraeth y Navajo - llwyth sydd a'u hiaith, eu llywodraeth a'u cyfundrefn gyfreithiol eu hun.
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The company's new Lobos Pipeline will transport carbon dioxide (CO2) from its St Johns source field in Apache County, Arizona, to the Cortez Pipeline in Torrance County, New Mexico.
Under an agreement, Enhanced Oil Resources Inc sold all of rights, title and interest in the St Johns gas dome and certain related assets, located in Apache County, Arizona and Catron County, New Mexico.
Oil & gas company Enhanced Oil Resources Inc (TSX-V:EOR.V) reported on Wednesday the execution of a purchase and sale agreement for all its rights, title and interest in the St Johns dome and certain related assets, located in Apache County, Arizona and Catron County, New Mexico for a purchase price of USD30m.