Red Rock, Apache County, Arizona

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Red Rock, Arizona
Census-designated place
Red Rock is located in Arizona
Red Rock
Red Rock
Coordinates: 36°36′16″N 109°03′38″W / 36.60444°N 109.06056°W / 36.60444; -109.06056Coordinates: 36°36′16″N 109°03′38″W / 36.60444°N 109.06056°W / 36.60444; -109.06056
Country United States
State Arizona
County Apache
Area
 • Total 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Land 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 5,797 ft (1,767 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 169
 • Density 145/sq mi (56.0/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
ZIP code 86544
Area code(s) 928
GNIS feature ID 25270[1]

Red Rock (also known as Red Valley) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Red Rock is located on the Navajo Nation near the New Mexico border, 16 miles (26 km) northeast of Lukachukai. Red Rock has a post office with ZIP code 86544; the post office uses the Red Valley name.[2] As of the 2010 census, the Red Rock CDP had a population of 169.[3]

Red Rock is named after a nearby 386-foot-high (118 m) sandstone peak. The area was first noted by white military men in 1892 when Lt. W. C. Brown observed many springs during a water survey. A trading post was established in 1906.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Red Rock, Apache County, Arizona
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Red Rock CDP (Apache County), Arizona". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 29, 2013. 
  4. ^ Byrd H. Granger (1960). Arizona Place Names. University of Arizona Press. p. 20. Retrieved 8 December 2011.