Apache County, Arizona
Location of Arizona:
Location of Apache County in Arizona:
Part of the county is assigned to the Fort Apache Indian Reservation.
For more information on Apache County, click here.
Point of Interest
Apache County includes the Arizona section of the Four Corners Monument.
Apache County has the most land designated as Indian reservation of any county in the United States. (Coconino County and Navajo County are a close second and third.) The county has 19,857.34 km2(7,666.96 sq mi) of reservation territory or 68.34 percent of its total area. The reservations are, in descending order of area within the county, the Navajo Nation, the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, and the Zuni Indian Reservation, all of which are partly located within the county.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 11,218 square miles (29,050 km2), of which 11,198 square miles (29,000 km2) is land and 21 square miles (54 km2) (0.2%) is water. The county is the third-largest county by area in Arizona and the sixth-largest in the United States (excluding boroughs and census areas in Alaska).
Apache County contains parts of the Navajo Indian Reservation, the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, and Petrified Forest National Park. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is entirely within the county.
- Greenlee County– south
- Graham County– south
- Navajo County– west
- Montezuma County, Colorado– northeast
- San Juan County, Utah– north
- San Juan County, New Mexico– east
- McKinley County, New Mexico– east
- Cibola County, New Mexico– east
- Catron County, New Mexico– east
U.S. Route 191 crossing the Beautiful Valley in Apache County
- Interstate 40
- S. Route 60
- S. Route 64
- S. Route 180
- S. Route 191
- State Route 61
- State Route 260
- State Route 264
The following public use airports are located in Apache County:
- Chinle– Chinle Municipal Airport (E91)
- Springerville– Springerville Municipal Airport (D68)
- Johns– St. Johns Industrial Air Park (SJN)
- Window Rock– Window Rock Airport (RQE)
For information regarding property taxes in Apache County, click here.