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Benton, AZ


Benton

Greenlee Co.

GLO Map, 1908

"Small settlement at junction Blue and Little Blue rivers, some 50 miles north of Clifton.  Named for an early resident who hunted and trapped in this region for many years.  Killed by Apaches in the early Eighties."  Letter, W. W. Pace, Safford.  P.O. established Oct. 10, 1903, Max A. Balke, P.M.

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