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The population of Thatcher is approximately 3,763 (1990), 4865 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,263 (1990), 1606 (2010).

The amount of land area in Thatcher is 8.179 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Thatcher to Washington DC is 1955 miles. The distance to the Arizona state capital is 146 miles. (as the crow flies)
Thatcher is positioned 32.83 degrees north of the equator and 109.75 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Thatcher elevation is 2,930 feet above sea level.

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Thatcher location: On Hwy 70 between Globe and the New Mexico border. Near Stafford.

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Thatcher history:

Thatcher was a stage stop when it was first settled in 1881. Mormons came to the area and named it after one of their apostles, Moses Thatcher. They opened a school in Thatcher in 1892. This school eventually came under public control. It is named Eastern Arizona College.
The founding of Thatcher: 1881
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