Galeyville

Name:

Geronimo

County:

Graham

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

33°04′37″N 110°02′06″W / 33.07694°N 110.03500°W / 33.07694

Elevation:

2,723 ft (830 m)

Time Zone:

Mountain (NO DST) (UTC-7)

Comments:

Geronimo is a populated place located on Highway 70 between Bylas and Fort Thomas west of Safford in Graham County, Arizona.

Remains:

Geronimo was named after the famous Apache chief Goyaalé, better known as Geronimo. Camp Thomas, the U. S. Cavalry began its management of the Apache Indian Reservation along the Gila River, was originally located here in 1876.

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

 

Remarks:

The camp was later moved east to what is now Fort Thomas. Geronimo was once a stop on the Arizona Eastern Railway and had an operating US Post Office from April 30, 1896 until May 31, 1956

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