Horse Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona
Horse Mesa, Arizona
|Elevation||2,067 ft (630 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (MST)|
|GNIS feature ID||30147|
Horse Mesa is a populated place situated on the south side of the Salt River, approximately 35 miles south of Roosevelt Dam in Maricopa County, Arizona. It is one of two populated places in the state with this name, the other being situated in Apache County. Its name is derived from when sheep-herders used to graze their saddle and pack animals on the mesa when they were driving their flocks through the area. It has an estimated elevation of 2,067 feet (630 m) above sea level.
- "Feature Detail Report for: Horse Mesa". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Horse Mesa (in Maricopa County, AZ) Populated Place Profile". AZ Hometown Locator. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
- Barnes, Will Croft (2016). Arizona Place Names. Tucson: Arizona Place Names. p. 211. ISBN 0816534950.
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