Graham County, Arizona

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Graham County is one of 15 counties in Arizona. It is located in the southeastern part of the state, and its county seat is Safford.

Its population as of 2006 is estimated to be 33,660.[1]

Graham County was created from southern Apache County and eastern Pinal County on March 10, 1881. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,641 square miles (12,020 km²), of which, 4,629 square miles (11,990 km²) of it is land and 12 square miles (31 km²) of it (0.25%) is water. The county has various mountain ranges including the Pinaleno Mountains.

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The good

  • Searchable tax database is provided,[2] as well as useful local tax information.[3]
  • County board of supervisors are listed with contact information.[4]
  • Board meeting agendas[5] and minutes are available.[6]
  • Building permits and zoning information is provided.[7]

The bad

External links


  1. Census Bureau, "Quick facts," accessed July 9, 2013
  2. Graham County, "Tax Search," accessed July 10, 2013
  3. Graham County, "Tax Information," accessed July 10, 2013 (dead link)
  4. (dead link)board-of-supervisors/board-meetings/ Graham County, "Board of Supervisors," accessed July 10, 2013
  5. (dead link)board-of-supervisors/board-meetings/ Graham County, "Meeting Agendas," accessed July 10, 2013
  6. (dead link)board-of-supervisors/board-meetings/ Graham County, "Meeting Minutes," accessed July 10, 2013
  7. Graham County, "Building and Zoning," accessed July 10, 2013 (dead link)