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Apache Junction

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Home of the Superstition Mountains
Gateway to legends, lakes, leisure, and lost treasure.

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The population of Apache Junction is approximately 41,104 (2003), 35840 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 13,775 (2000), 15574 (2010).

The amount of land area in Apache Junction is 42.565 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Apache Junction to Washington DC is 2049 miles. The distance to the Arizona state capital is 32 miles. (as the crow flies)
Apache Junction is positioned 33.40 degrees north of the equator and 111.54 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Apache Junction elevation is 1,715 feet above sea level.
Apache Junction per capita income is $20,903 (2000).
Apache Junction median income is $44,000 (2005).

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Apache Junction location: 35 miles outside of Phoenix and Mesa at the junction of the 60 and 88 highways on the eastern rim of the Phoenix metropolitan area.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Apache Junction is Sonoran Desert.
The weather in Apache Junction is warm and dry most of the year. There is often a trace of snow, sleet or hail each year.
Apache Junction average annual rainfall is 9 inches per year
Apache Junction average annual precipitation is 7.52 inches per year.
The average low temperature is 52.9 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 84.9 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 53 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 93 degrees F.
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Apache Junction history:

Apache Junction is the western end of the Apache Trail.

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The incorporation date of Apache Junction: 1978

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Apache Junction attractions:

Superstition Mountain & Lost Dutchman Museum

The overwhelming presence of the Superstition Mountainsis the main attraction of this area. It is maintained to be the location for the famous Lost Dutchman Mine. Over the years, many explorers have attempted to find the mine - all unsuccessfully - with some losing their lives in the pursuit. Superstition Peak, 5,057 feet above sea level, is the highest in the range, which was named by the local Pima Indian Tribe.

The Lost Dutchman State Park

The Apache Trail, which winds north from Apache Junction, is an exceptionally scenic mountain drive to recreation areas such as Canyon, Apache and Roosevelt Lakes, all located in Salt River Canyon. U.S. 60, to the east, leads to the active mining towns of Globe, Miami and Superior.

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Goldfield Ghost Town
Gateway to the Superstition Mountains.

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Apache Junction economy: mainly focused on recreation and retirement. Nearly all services in the area are geared to tourists. There is a large influx of seasonal visitors each winter as they escape the cold northern climate.

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