Gila County

Gila County, Arizona

1400 E Ash St
Globe, AZ 85501
Phone: (928) 425-3231
Fax: (928) 425-0319

In east-central AZ, east of Phoenix; organized Feb 8, 1881 (prior to statehood) from Maricopa and Pinal counties. Name Origin: For the Gila River, which forms part of the county's southern boundary. Some sources suggest the name may refer to the Gila monster

Area (sq mi):: 4795.74 (land 4767.70; water 28.03) Population per square mile: 10.80
Population 2005: 51,663 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 27.60% Population 2000: 51,335 (White 68.90%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 16.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 21.40%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 42.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,315; median household $30,917; Population below poverty level: 17.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,945-$21,454
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 20.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Payson (14,473)

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    Gila County Sheriff's Detective David Hornung said that the group from the Phoenix and Flagstaff areas had met up for a day trip along the popular Cold Springs swimming hole near Payson in central Arizona and were playing in the water when muddy flood waters came roaring down the canyon.
    Gila County Sheriff's Detective David Hornung said that the group was from Phoenix.
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    Asarco also will spend $6 million on a road-paving project in Pinal county to reduce dust pollution from local dirt roads and will provide $2 million to Gila County Environmental Health Services to conduct lead-based paint testing and abatement in homes, schools, and other public buildings in the towns of Hayden and Winkelman.
    4-9 at Asarco LLC, Ray Mine, a large surface copper ore mine located in Gila County, Ariz.
    Morrissey was joined in doubting Obama's citizenship by two other Arizona electors, Gila County Republican Party Chairman Don Ascoli and former Graham County Republican Chairman John D.
    SemStream Arizona caters to over 11,000 clients in Payson, Pine, Strawberry and other areas around Northern Gila County, and in and around Page in Coconino County, delivering propane via metered underground systems or with leased tanks and metered-tank service.
    Arizona DEQ reported an investigation by its Solid Waste Inspection and Compliance Unit in June 2009 allegedly determined that the clinic had disposed of untreated biohazardous medical waste syringes contaminated with blood in regular solid waste containers that were dumped in the Gila County landfill between 1999 and 2009.
    On display at the convention were 103 of the largest entries, including three new world records: Alaska-Yukon moose (249 1/8) taken by Real Langlois near Earn Lake, Yukon; nontypical Coues deer (127 1/8), taken by Nathan LaCost in Gila County, Arizona; and typical mule deer (205 0/8), taken by George Harms near Hermosillo, Mexico.
    Meanwhile, Gila County, in the central part of the state, has found a successful approach to sustained professional development with the implementation of a program featuring students as the trainers of teachers.
    According to a Gila County Sheriff's Office report, Mr.