PHOENIX , thecapital of
See also:Arizona, U.S.A., and the
See also:county-seat of Maricopa county, situated on the
See also:river, in the south central
See also:part of the state . Pop . (189o), 3152; (1900), 5544 (935 being
See also:born and 148 negroes); (1910) 11,134 . It is served by the Arizona Eastern and the
See also:Santa Fe, Prescott & Phoenix
See also:railways, the former connecting at Maricopa (35 M. distant) with the
See also:Southern Pacific and the latter connecting at Ash
See also:Fork, near Prescott (194 M. distant), with the
See also:Topeka & Santa Fe . The city is a popular winter and
See also:health resort, with a
See also:fine dry
See also:climate . The city is the see of a
See also:Protestant Episcopal bishopric . About 3 in.
See also:north of the city is the Phoenix (non-reservation) boarding-school for
See also:Indians, supported by the
See also:United States
See also:government, with an
See also:average attendance of about 700 pupils . The city lies in a
See also:great plain, in the centre of a region of pastures, gardens and orchards, the largest and most beautiful farming
See also:district of Arizona, irrigated with
See also:water stored by the great
See also:dam (about 70 M. north-east of Phoenix) .
See also:Local interests are almost entirely in
See also:agriculture, stock-raising and fruit-growing . In the surrounding region are several large
See also:ostrich farms and a small
See also:ranch . Phoenix was settled in 187o, became the county-seat on the organization of Maricopa county in 1871, was incorporated in 1881, and became the capital of Arizona in 1888 .
PHOENIX (Gr. 4oivt )
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