Most People Don’t Know The Meaning Behind These 8 Town Names
Did you ever wonder how Arizona’s settlements received their names? Sometimes the origin isn’t quite what you expect. Here’s a look at the meaning behind some of Arizona’s cities and towns. You just might be surprised!
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at email@example.com.