Ghost Town of Goldfield

Ghost Town of Goldfield (HM1R2O)

Location: Apache Junction, AZ 85119 Pinal County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 27.463', W 111° 29.261'

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Historical Marker Since 1947

During its heyday from 1893 to 1898 when $1,000,000 in gold was mined from this area about 300 people dwelt here with majestic Superstition Mtn. in the background. 300 ft. south of this sign is the old Bluebird Mine found in the gold rush of 1893. A dozen gold mines in the area have produced very rich gold and silver ore. Main Street paralleled the present Apache Trail and was lined with gambling houses, saloons and stores. The old school house stood where the old house is. Sporadic mining operations since 1950 have produced $2,000,000.
Population now 8. Elevation 2025 ft.
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HM NumberHM1R2O
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Date Added Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 454679 N 3702137
Decimal Degrees33.45771667, -111.48768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 27.463', W 111° 29.261'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 27' 27.78" N, 111° 29' 15.66" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5447-5497 AZ-88, Apache Junction AZ 85119, US
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