Cochran

Name:

Colorado City

County:

Yuma

Zip Code:

86021

Latitude / Longitude:

36°59’22N 112°58’41W

Elevation:

4,977 ft (1,517 m)

Time Zone:

Mountain (NO DST) (UTC-7)

Comments:

Colorado City is a town in Mohave County, Arizona, United States, and is located in a region known as the Arizona Strip. According to the 2010 census, the population of the town was 4,821.  At least three Mormon fundamentalist sects are said to have been based there.

Remains:

 

Established:

1913

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

 

Remarks:

Colorado City, formerly known as Short Creek (or the Short Creek Community), was founded in 1913 by members of the Council of Friends, a breakaway group from the Salt Lake City-based The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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