Yuma County, Arizona

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Yuma County is one of 15 counties in Arizona. It is located in the southwestern part of the state, and its county seat is Yuma.

As of 2007, its population was estimated to be 190,557, an increase of 30,531 people since the 2000 census count of 160,026.

Yuma County was the one of four original Arizona Counties created by the 1st Arizona Territorial Legislature. The county territory was defined as being west of latitude 113° 20' and south of the Bill Williams River. Its original boundaries remained the same until 1983, when La Paz County was created from its northern half.

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  • Budget is available.[1]
  • Board of supervisors are listed with contact information.[2]
  • Board meeting agendas and information is available.[3] Minutes are not posted.
  • Administrative contact information is available for each department.[4]
  • County tax bills are available online[5] and can be paid online.
  • Building permits[6] and zoning information is available.[7]
  • Audits are available.[8]
  • Form to make a public records request is provided.[9]

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