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Sacaton
Pinal County, Arizona

ZipCodes
85247




Page Contents for Sacaton, Arizona

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Historical Events



Statistics & Facts

The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.
The population of Sacaton is approximately 1,452 (1990), 2672 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 419 (1990), 628 (2010).
The amount of land area in Sacaton is 3.932 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sacaton to Washington DC is 2065 miles.
The distance to the Arizona state capital is 37 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sacaton is positioned 33.08 degrees north of the equator and 111.74 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Sacaton elevation is 1,127 feet above sea level.

Location

On Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson. Close to Casa Grande
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History & History Related Items

Spanish missionaries first came to the area in 1696. They found established Pima Indian Settlements. Sacaton continues to be a center for the Pima Reservation. The name was chosen because of the very tall grass that was found in the area.

Sacaton is said to have been the staging site for the Union attack on Confederates during the Civil War. There are many old missionary churches that are still standing.
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Sacaton Historical Events

Mid 1940's
During WWII my father, Hilberto Rodriguez,of Los Angeles, California,was a US Marine Corpsman.
My father brought the body of Herbert Enos to his home of Sacaton.
Submitted by Patricia Sloan
My father would like to visit Sacaton and speak with any relatives of Mr. Enos. (please email if you can help

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