Gila County has both desert and mountain
areas within its borders with over half of the land owned by the U. S.
Forest Service. Elevation in the county ranges from 2,123 feet at
Roosevelt Dam to 7,153 feet at Mount Ord.
Residents enjoy the four seasons and
experience an average high temperature of 73 degrees Fahrenheit and an average
low temperature of 39 degrees Fahrenheit. The cooler
weather, terrific air quality, and outdoor activities cause many Arizona
residents and visitors to migrate to Arizona Rim Country.
area: 4,795.74 square
Land area: 4,767.70 square
area: 28.03 square miles