Hilltop

Name:

Hyder

County:

Yuma

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

33°00′59″N 113°20′56″W / 33.01639°N 113.34889°W / 33.01639

Elevation:

538 ft (164 m)

Time Zone:

Mountain (NO DST) (UTC-7)

Comments:

Hyder is a populated place and farming community in Yuma County, Arizona, United States.

Remains:

It and surrounding areas (such as “Sentinel” and “Agua Caliente”) houses several different types of fish, shrimp, and other types of farms, one school (Sentinel Elementary School), and two gas stations/general markets. There was also a bar at one point (the Whispering Sands Bar), which was really nothing more than a tin-topped shed, but it was closed some time in 1997 due to a change of ownership and lack of business.

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

 

Remarks:

A twelve-car-long Amtrak train, the Sunset Limited, was derailed by an unknown saboteur near Hyder on October 9, 1995.

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