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.)

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