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Most People Don’t Know How These 10 Towns In Arizona Got Their Start

How many times have you traveled across the state (or country) and wondered about the history of these cities and towns dotting the land? Today we’re going to take a look an abridged history of a handful of Arizona towns and see how they were established.

Warning: the history behind many of them are interesting enough that they will send you down a Wikipedia rabbit hole to learn more. (Maybe that’s not such a bad thing.)

What other interesting town backstories do you know of? Let us know your favorites by leaving a comment here or on our Facebook fan page.

Monica Spencer
Monica is a Diné freelance writer and the Arizona staff writer for Only In Your State. In addition to writing, she also enjoys taking photos, running, and weaving. She currently lives in Phoenix with her boyfriend and their herd of cats.