Place:Heber-Overgaard, Navajo, Arizona, United States


TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates34.413°N 110.564°W
Located inNavajo, Arizona, United States

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Heber-Overgaard is a census-designated place (CDP) in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Situated atop the Mogollon Rim, the community ranges in elevation from in Heber to in Overgaard. The community is 143.6 miles (231 km) north of Phoenix along SR 260 between Payson and Show Low. The population was 2,822 at the 2010 census.

Heber was founded in 1883, by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and the town is named after either Heber J. Grant or Heber C. Kimball, both prominent members of the LDS church.

Overgaard was settled in the 1930s and was named after the owner of the first sawmill. It was originally called Oklahoma Flats.

Tourism, retirement and timbering are the foundations of Heber-Overgaard's economy.[1]

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