Carrizo, Arizona

Carrizo, Arizona
Location of Carrizo in Gila County, Arizona.
Location of Carrizo in Gila County, Arizona.
Carrizo is located in Arizona
Carrizo
Carrizo
Carrizo is located in the United States
Carrizo
Carrizo
Coordinates: 33°59′38″N 110°17′19″W / 33.99389°N 110.28861°W / 33.99389; -110.28861Coordinates: 33°59′38″N 110°17′19″W / 33.99389°N 110.28861°W / 33.99389; -110.28861
CountryUnited States
StateArizona
CountyGila
Area
[1]
 • Total9.05 sq mi (23.44 km2)
 • Land9.03 sq mi (23.39 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation
4,918 ft (1,499 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total92
 • Density10.19/sq mi (3.93/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
Area code928
GNIS feature ID2481

Carrizo (Western Apache: Gaadisóh) is a census-designated place in Gila County, Arizona, United States, located on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation.

The community's name is Spanish for "reeds" and is likely derived from the Carrizo band of Apache.[2]

History

It was the location of, or the nearest community to, the Black River Bridge (Carrizo, Arizona), which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3][4]

Carrizo's population was 25 in the 1960 census.[5]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
196025
202092
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the 2010 Census, its population was 127, of which 125 were Native American.[7]

Transportation

The White Mountain Apache Tribe operates the Fort Apache Connection Transit, which provides local bus service. [8]

References

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.
  2. ^ "Carrizo". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  4. ^ Vehicular Bridges in Arizona MPS
  5. ^ "Arizona". World Book Encyclopedia. Vol. A. Chicago: Field Enterprises Educational Corporation. 1960. p. 557.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  8. ^ "Tribal Transportation | WMAT DOT". WMAT DOT. Retrieved 2020-02-03.
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