Nancy Burgess,Karen Despain's Around Yavapai County: Celebrating Arizona's Centennial PDF

By Nancy Burgess,Karen Despain

ISBN-10: 0738579629

ISBN-13: 9780738579627

ISBN-10: 1531652557

ISBN-13: 9781531652555

On February 23, 1863, Pres. Abraham Lincoln signed the invoice growing the Territory of Arizona. the 1st Arizona Territorial Legislature tested the capital at Prescott and met in September 1864. They divided the territory into 4 counties: Mohave, Pima, Yavapai, and Yuma. Yavapai County, the �mother county,� consisted of roughly 65,000 sq. miles and was once believed to be the most important county within the usa. by the point Arizona attained statehood on February 14, 1912, there have been 14 counties, and Yavapai County have been gotten smaller to 8,125 sq. miles. Yavapai County has a wealthy heritage in mining, ranching, farming, army, and company. at the present time, Yavapai County is a thriving, transforming into county with 9 integrated towns and cities and diverse unincorporated groups, akin to Ash Fork, Black Canyon urban, Cornville, Mayer, and cranium Valley. old websites comprise Sharlot corridor Museum in Prescott, town of Jerome, fortress Verde, Montezuma�s citadel and good, and Tuzigoot.

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