Graham County - SE Arizona - Zone 3


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Graham County - SE Arizona - Zone 3

Graham County is located in the southeastern part of Arizona. As of the 2010 census, its population was 37,220. It is one of the areas with the widest variety of animal and bird life of any area in the United States. This is also the site of the only two designated riparian Areas in the United States. A riparian area is that area near running water that supports water-loving plants, water birds and amphibians.      

Riparian Area                        Lake

The terrain of Graham County is mostly composed of high desert plains at the base of basalt mountains. The Gila River flows through the county and underneath the land flows mineral water springs, artesian wells, and even some potable fresh water.  

Graham County has a temperate high desert climate. In January, the average high temperature reaches 60 degrees Fahrenheit with a low of 29 degrees Fahrenheit. In July, the average high temperature is 98 degrees Fahrenheit with a low of 68 degrees Fahrenheit.



              Graham County



Total area: 4,641.14 square miles 
Land area: 4,629.32 square miles 
Water area: 11.83 square miles