Cerro Colorado

Name:

Cherry

County:

Yavapai

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

34°35′17″N 112°02′31″W / 34.58806°N 112.04194°W / 34.58806

Elevation:

5,143 ft (1,568 m)

Time Zone:

Mountain (NO DST) (UTC-7)

Comments:

Cherry is a mining ghost town in central Yavapai County, Arizona, United States, between Dewey and Camp Verde, located at an elevation of 5143 feet.

Remains:

At present, Cherry is a small retirement and vacation-home community. A number of the original buildings are still in use. The Cherry cemetery has several graves from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

 

Remarks:

Cherry’s post office was established March 3, 1884 and discontinued March 15, 1943. Notable mines in the area include the Federal, Bunker, Sunnybrook, Logan and Gold Bullion  mines. About 400 people lived and worked in Cherry during its prime.

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