Camp Crittenden

Name:

Canelo

County:

Santa Cruz

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

31°32′34″N 110°30′52″W / 31.54278°N 110.51444°W / 31.54278

Elevation:

4,990 ft (1,521 m)

Time Zone:

Mountain (NO DST) (UTC-7)

Comments:

Canelo is a ghost town in eastern Santa Cruz County, Arizona, between the Canelo Hills and the northern end of the Huachuca Mountains. The site lies along Turkey Creek on Arizona State Route 83, between Sonoita and Parker Canyon Lake, which is about ten miles to the south-southeast in Cochise County.

Remains:

Today, several historic buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places remain standing in Canelo, including a one-room schoolhouse and a United States Forest Service ranger station.

Established:

1696

Disestablished:

1924

Current Status:

 

Remarks:

Canelo Ranger Station was established in 1932 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. Five historic buildings are located on the site, including the ranger station office

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