GLO Map, 1893.
On Gila river about 12 miles above Riverside. After J. T. Bates of Bates, Newman and Co., mining men of 1893. An advertisement in the Tucson Enterprise, July 27, 1893, tells of the fine future of the town. "Invest your surplus cash in Batesville lots and reap a rich reward." Batesville in not listed in 1933 among Arizona towns, large or small.