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Thatcher
Graham County, Arizona

ZipCodes
85552




Page Contents for Thatcher, Arizona

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.
The population of Thatcher is approximately 3,763 1990, 4865 2010.
The approximate number of families is 1,263 1990, 1606 2010.
The amount of land area in Thatcher is 8.179 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Thatcher to Washington DC is 1955 miles.
The distance to the Arizona state capital is 146 miles. (as the crow flies)
Thatcher is positioned 32.83 degrees north of the equator and 109.75 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Thatcher elevation is 2,930 feet above sea level.

Location

On Hwy 70 between Globe and the New Mexico border. Near Stafford.
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History & History Related Items

Thatcher was a stage stop when it was first settled in 1881. Mormons came to the area and named it after one of their apostles, Moses Thatcher. They opened a school in Thatcher in 1892. This school eventually came under public control. It is named Eastern Arizona College.
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The founding of Thatcher

1881


Thatcher City Government

Thatcher City Hall
3700 W Main StPhone: 928-428-2290

Thatcher Schools

Thatcher Unified School District
3625 2nd St
Thatcher, AZ 85552
Phone: 928-428-6381



HIGHER EDUCATION


Eastern Arizona College
3714 W. Church St.
Thatcher, AZ 85552
Toll-free: 1-800-678-3808

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