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Show Low

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"Named for the turn of a card"

The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.

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85901, 85902, 85911

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The population of Show Low is approximately 8,085 (2001), 10660 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,116 (1990), 4368 (2010).

The amount of land area in Show Low is 71.195 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Show Low is 27 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.191 sq kilometers.
The distance from Show Low to Washington DC is 1953 miles. The distance to the Arizona state capital is 130 miles. (as the crow flies)
Show Low is positioned 34.23 degrees north of the equator and 110.04 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Show Low elevation is 6,350 feet above sea level.
Show Low median income is $27,000.

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Show Low location: In the White Mountains of Eastern Arizona on Highway 60. It is 175 miles northeast of Phoenix, and 195 miles north of Tucson

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Climate & Weather

Show Low average annual precipitation is 20.7 inches per year.
The average low temperature is 34.9 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 65.3 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Show Low history:
Two men, Marion Clark and Croyden E. Cooley homesteaded land here in 1870. The fenced in about 100,000 acres of land for their homestead. Included as part of this area is the land on which the town of ShowLow now sits. After a few years, the two men decided to part. They decided that they would decide who would buy out the other with a game of "Seven Up". After a lengthy game, Cooley only needed one more point to win. Clark said, "You show low and you win!" Cooley did win when he came up with the Deuce of Clubs. It is said that the town of Show Low was named from this game Cooley and Clark played.
The founding of Show Low: 1870
The incorporation date of Show Low: 1953

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Show Low attractions:

The White Mountain Storytelling Festival
Held in September each year.

Show Low Lake
south of Show Low with improved camp sites, bathrooms with showers, store and playgrounds availableLearn more about Show Low and the White Mountains area at this information website.

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Show Low economy: Tourism and Recreation

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