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Fort Defiance
Apache County, Arizona

86504, 86549

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Statistics & Facts

The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.
The population of Fort Defiance is approximately 4,500 (1990), 3624 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,265 (1990), 1060 (2010).
The amount of land area in Fort Defiance is 13.9 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fort Defiance to Washington DC is 1831 miles.
The distance to the Arizona state capital is 231 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fort Defiance is positioned 35.74 degrees north of the equator and 109.06 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Fort Defiance elevation is 6,862 feet above sea level.


In northeastern Arizona near Window Rock and the New Mexico border
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History & History Related Items

Fort Defiance was built in 1851 and saw action in the Navajo Wars during the 1860's. It was the headquarters of the Buerau of Indian Affairs, Fort Defiance Agency for many years.
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The founding of Fort Defiance


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