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Quick Facts on Arizona

Go Historic ID
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46.6955500° N, 1.6047220° E map
since February 14, 1912

Description of Arizona

Settled since 25,000 BCE; home to Hohokam by 300 BCE and Anasazi by 100 CE; nomadic Apache and Navajo arrived ca. 1300; Spanish came 16-17th centuries; area went to Mexico in 1821, to USA in 1850s after Mexican War; sided with Confederacy in 1861 in Civil War.

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Date Added
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
May 12, 2022