Place:Yuma, Arizona, United States

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NameYuma
Alt namesCastle Dome Countysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4036284
Dona Ana Countysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4036284
Yumasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates33.0°N 114°W
Located inArizona, United States     (1864 - )
See alsoArizona, Arizona, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
La Paz, Arizona, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Yuma County is a county located in the southwestern corner of the State of Arizona. As of the 2010 census, its population was 195,751. The county seat is Yuma.

Yuma County is part of the Yuma Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The county's southwestern Colorado River border forms a 4-state division between southeast California and southwest Arizona, and northeast Baja California state, Mexico with northwest Sonora state.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1864 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1864 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1864 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1864 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1864 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1888 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1990 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
1870 1,621
1880 3,215
1890 2,671
1900 4,145
1910 7,733
1920 14,904
1930 17,816
1940 19,326
1950 28,006
1960 46,235
1970 60,827
1980 90,554
1990 106,895

Note: La Paz County (1980 pop. 12,557) was formed from Yuma County in 1983.

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