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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ENPNewswire-August 28, 2019--KBRA Releases Report Affirming Rating on La Paz County IDA (AZ) Imperial Regional Detention Facility Project Senior Lien Refunding Project Revenue Bonds
Paul Mosley, R-Lake Havasu City, was pulled over by a La Paz County sheriff's deputy for driving 97 in a 55 mph zone.
Based on the value of similar lands in La Paz County, CBO estimates that the county would pay DOI between $700 and $1,000 per acre to acquire those lands or about $5 million in total.
A body camera video obtained by KLPZ and first published on its website ParkerLiveOnline.com shows a La Paz County Sheriff's deputy warning Mosley to slow down.
Pursuant to the agreement, the company said it will acquire the WPE No1 and No2 Claims in the Middlecamp Mining District in La Paz County, near Quartzite Arizona , which cover a total of 40 acres and have access between Phoenix and Palm Springs, California, along Interstate 10.
1.2 km SW Parker, La Paz County, Arizona; Palo Verde Ecological Reserve (33.6908[degrees]N, 114.5261[degrees]W), ca.
Presently, Harqua Gila LLC is developing a multi-phase alternative energy project in La Paz County, Arizona that includes two primary components, solar and hydro production/capture, and is designed to roll out in expanding phases to ensure stable growth now and the harnessing of superior evolving technologies in the future.
Melbourne, Australia, Jan 12, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - 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).
The penalty is part of a consent judgment for alleged hazardous waste violations at the company's former La Paz County plating facility.
Muddied streets and damaged homes and businesses remained, and La Paz County sheriffs spokesman Lt.
Twenty-four placer and 55 lode mining claims, unpatented, as well as any other unpatented gold mining claims, and other rights relating to the Golconda Mine in La Paz County, Az., will be offered in an open outcry auction.
Wulfenite specimens from the Red Cloud mine in the Silver District of La Paz County, Arizona are widely regarded as the world's most desirable examples of the species.