Deer Creek, Arizona

Deer Creek, Arizona
Location of Deer Creek in Gila County, Arizona.
Location of Deer Creek in Gila County, Arizona.
Deer Creek is located in Arizona
Deer Creek
Deer Creek
Deer Creek is located in the United States
Deer Creek
Deer Creek
Coordinates: 34°03′52″N 111°21′02″W / 34.06444°N 111.35056°W / 34.06444; -111.35056Coordinates: 34°03′52″N 111°21′02″W / 34.06444°N 111.35056°W / 34.06444; -111.35056
CountryUnited States
StateArizona
CountyGila
Area
[1]
 • Total1.83 sq mi (4.74 km2)
 • Land1.83 sq mi (4.74 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
3,025 ft (922 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total230
 • Density125.75/sq mi (48.55/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
Area code928
GNIS feature ID2582770

Deer Creek is a census-designated place in Gila County in the U.S. state of Arizona. Deer Creek is located almost directly between the community of Tonto Basin and the town of Payson near Arizona State Route 87. The population as of the 2010 U.S. Census was 216.[2]

Geography

Deer Creek is located at 34°03′44″N 111°20′58″W / 34.062342°N 111.349481°W / 34.062342; -111.349481.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 1.744 square miles (4.52 km2), all land.[3]

There is an actual creek by the name of Deer Creek, which when not dry, flows by this Village of Deer Creek. The remains of David Gowan, a well-known pioneer, were buried just where they were found beside the North Fork of Deer Creek, close to Bars Canyon. .[4] Today, the grave site is marked and preserved. (There is a different Deer Creek in the Grand Canyon which flows into the Colorado River.)

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020230
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

References

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files: Places - Arizona". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 6, 2013. Retrieved July 16, 2014.
  4. ^ Coconino Sun, Fri., Jan. 15, 1926, p. 5
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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