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Name:

Jerome Junction

County:

Yavapai

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

34°47′12″N 112°25′46″W / 34.78667°N 112.42944°W / 34.78667

Elevation:

 

Time Zone:

Mountain (NO DST) (UTC-7)

Comments:

Jerome Junction is a ghost town in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. Established in 1894, the community served as a railroad transfer stop between the town of Prescott and the town of Jerome. It served as a transfer point between the Santa Fe, Prescott and Phoenix Railway (SFP&P) and the narrow-gauge United Verde & Pacific Railway for 25 years.

Remains:

The narrow-gauge line was built precariously on the side of Woodchute Mountain by William A. Clark after he bought the United Verde Copper Company. When it was replaced by standard-gauge line on the east side of the mountain from Jerome to Clarkdale in 1920

Established:

1894

Disestablished:

1920

Current Status:

Jerome Junction became a ghost town, and in 1923, the activities of the former town were absorbed by Chino Valley.

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