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Copper Creek

Copper Creek is Now a Ghost Town

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About 50 buildings supported about 200 people that lived in the copper mining town called Copper Creek that was begun in 1863. In 1907 the post office was established and it was closed in 1942. In 1908 the Sibley family built a mansion worth seeing in Copper Creek, but you have to be in good shape to walk there.

Directions to Copper Creek

It is not easy from here. From Phoenix take I-10 East toward Tucson to 87 toward Florence. Take State Route 79 south to State Route 77 toward Mammoth. Copper Creek is about 12 miles east. A 4WD high clearance vehicle is essential.

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