Place:Greenlee, Arizona, United States

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NameGreenlee
Alt namesGreenleesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates33.367°N 109.367°W
Located inArizona, United States     (1909 - )
See alsoGraham, Arizona, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Greenlee County is located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Arizona. As of the 2010 census its population was 8,437. The county seat is Clifton. It is the least populous county in the state of Arizona, with the most populous county being Maricopa.

The economy of Greenlee County is dominated by the Morenci Mine, the largest copper mining operation in North America, and one of the largest copper mines in the world.As of 2008, the mine complex, owned by Freeport-McMoRan, had about 4,000 employees.

Greenlee County is part of the Safford Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1811 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1811 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1881 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1909 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1920 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1920 15,362
1930 9,886
1940 8,698
1950 12,805
1960 11,509
1970 10,330
1980 11,406
1990 8,008

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