Vulture City

Name:

Washington Camp

County:

Santa Cruz

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

31°22′56.83″N 110°40′31.18″W / 31.3824528°N 110.6753278°W / 31.3824528

Elevation:

 

Time Zone:

Mountain (NO DST) (UTC-7)

Comments:

Washington Camp is a populated place in Santa Cruz County, Arizona. Little remains of the historic mining camp and what does is on private property belonging to the community’s few remaining residents.

Remains:

The ruins of the ghost town of Duquesne, Arizona, is a mile southeast of Washington Camp.

Established:

May 13, 1880

Disestablished:

June 6, 1890

Current Status:

 

Remarks:

The post office in Washington Camp was first opened on May 13, 1880, and moved to nearby Duquense on June 6, 1890.

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