Community Profile - Gila County
Gila County was created in 1881 from portions of Maricopa and Pinal counties, and later included part of Yavapai County. The county covers 4,796 square miles and is a source of great mineral wealth. The Globe Mining District, originally located on the San Carlos Indian Reservation, was reallocated to Gila County.
Arizona Department of Commerce. 2009. Community Profile. Gila County: Arizona. Available at: County Profiles. (Accessed May 29, 2012).