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The Cities and communities of Pinal County, Arizona*



Ak-Chin, Apache Junction, Arizona City

Bapchule, Blackwater

Casa Grande, Chuichu, Coolidge

Dudleyville

Eloy

Florence (County Seat of Pinal County), Florence Junction, Friendly Corners

Gold Camp

Hayden (part in Maricopa County)

Kearny, Kelvin, Kohatk

La Palma

Mammoth, Maricopa

Olberg, Oracle

Picacho

Queen Creek (part in Maricopa County), Queen Valley

Red Rock

Sacaton , San Manuel , Santan, Stanfield, Superior

Winkelman (part in Gila County)

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Information & Facts about Pinal County, Arizona

Government:

Official Pinal County Website

Pinal County
31 N. Pinal Street
Florence, Az 85232
Business Hours: 8am - 5pm
Pinal County Citizen Contact Center - 520-509-3555
Pinal County Citizen Contact Center - 888-431-1311

Pinal County County Courthouse
P.O. Box 827
Florence, AZ 85232-0827
Phone: (520) 868-6000
FAX: (520) 868-6512

The county seat is Florence

Population
1980 - 90,918
1990 - 116,379
1995 - 139,050
2000 - 179,727
2002 - 192,395

Density:
2000 - 34 persons per square mile

Location:

Pinal County is located in south-central Arizona. It is next to Maricopa County here the state capital, Phoenix, is located. Here is a map page for the county

Other Statistics and Facts:

All of Arizona is on the Mountain Standard Time - year round. When other parts of the country go on daylight savings time, Arizona remains on standard time.

History:

Pinal County was created from Maricopa and Pima Counties on 1 February 1875. It appears the name of from the Pinal Apaches, but some say it is for the pine groves in the nearby mountains. Boundary changes took place in 1877 and in 1881.

Geography:

Total area: 5,374 square miles
Total land area: 5,370 square miles
Total water area: 4 square miles

Genealogy

Cemeteries of Pinal County
RootsWeb page for the county

Libraries

Pinal County Library District
92 West Butte Avenue
P.O. Box 2974
Florence, AZ 85232
Front Desk: 520-866-6457
Fax: 520-866-6533

Schools:

Pinal County Education Service Agency
75 N. Bailey Street
P.O. Box 769
Florence, Arizona 85232
Phone: 520-868-6565

Economy:

The county has a good deal of agricultural land particularly around the Florence area. The mountains have had much mining in the past.

Services, Trade, Manufacturing and Agriculture are the main sectors of the county economy

Organizations & Groups:

Pinal County Visitors Center
330 E. Butte
PO Box 967
Florence, Az 85232-0967
Phone: 520-868-4331
Fax: 520-868-1099
Toll-free: 1-800-557-4331

Attractions and other information:

Ghost Towns in the County: American Flag, Cochran, Copper Creek, De Noon, Goldfield, Pinal, Queen, Ray, Reymert, Sasco, Schultz, Silver King, Sonora, Tiger, Troy, Vekol, Youngsberg and others

Casa Grande National Monument
\1100 West Ruins Drive
Coolidge, AZ 85228
Phone: (520) 723-3172

Casa Grande Valley Historical Museum
110 W. Florence Blvd
Casa Grande, AZ 85222
Phone: (520) 836-2223
Many artifacts in this historic fieldstone church building.

Cave Creek Museum
6140 N. Basin Road
Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Phone: 480-488-2764
This former schoolhouse and church is now a museum with a pioneer kitchen, Hohokam Pit House, Native American artifacts and many gemstones

Pinal County Historical Museum
715 S. Main Street
Florence, AZ 85631
Phone: (480) 868-4382
See Southwestern Native American artifacts, medical equipment from the early 1900's and other historical implements, quilts and other items.

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