Navajo County, Arizona

related topics
{household, population, female}
{county, mile, population}
{area, part, region}
{build, building, house}
{island, water, area}
{school, student, university}
{day, year, event}
{game, team, player}

Navajo County is located in the northern part of the U.S. state of Arizona. As of 2000 its population was 97,470. The county seat is Holbrook.

Navajo County contains parts of the Hopi Indian reservation, the Navajo Nation and Fort Apache Indian Reservation.



Navajo County was split from Apache County on March 21, 1895. The first county sheriff was legendary gunman Commodore Perry Owens, who had previously served as the sheriff of Apache County. It was the location for many of the events that played out during the Pleasant Valley War.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 9,959 square miles (25,795 km²), of which 9,953 square miles (25,779 km²) is land and 6 square miles (16 km²) (0.06%) is water.

Many people think that Arizona is a vast, open desert without vegetation. However, Navajo County offers not only the Monument Valley, but Keams Canyon, part of the Petrified Forest National Park, and the largest stand of Ponderosa Pines in North America.[citation needed]

Major highways

Full article ▸

related documents
Grant County, Kentucky
McMinn County, Tennessee
Watonwan County, Minnesota
Knox County, Nebraska
Union County, New Mexico
Wyandot County, Ohio
Shelby County, Texas
Franklin County, Florida
Foard County, Texas
Van Buren County, Arkansas
Camas County, Idaho
Preble County, Ohio
Howard County, Arkansas
Harrison County, Iowa
Trousdale County, Tennessee
Pope County, Illinois
Talbot County, Georgia
Twiggs County, Georgia
Stevens County, Minnesota
Harlan County, Nebraska
Tattnall County, Georgia
Faribault County, Minnesota
Thomas County, Georgia
Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi
Keokuk County, Iowa
Lawrence County, South Dakota
Fayette County, West Virginia
Crawford County, Georgia
Emmet County, Iowa
Hempstead County, Arkansas