Schuchk, Arizona

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Schuchk, Arizona
Schuchk is located in Arizona
Location within the state of Arizona
Schuchk is located in the United States
Schuchk (the United States)
Coordinates: 32°07′16″N 111°40′59″W / 32.12111°N 111.68306°W / 32.12111; -111.68306Coordinates: 32°07′16″N 111°40′59″W / 32.12111°N 111.68306°W / 32.12111; -111.68306
CountryUnited States
Elevation2,523 ft (769 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (MST)
Area code(s)520
FIPS code04-64660
GNIS feature ID24594

Schuchk, also known as Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa Ranch, and Schuchk Ka Wuacho Awotam, is a populated place situated in Pima County, Arizona.[2] It has an estimated elevation of 2,523 feet (769 m) above sea level.[1] The name is derived from the Tohono O'odham scuck, which means "black ones", referring to black hills.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Feature Detail Report for: Schuchk". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Schuchk (in Pima County, AZ) Populated Place Profile". AZ Hometown Locator. Retrieved March 9, 2017.
  3. ^ Bright, William (2013). Native American Placenames of the Southwest: A Handbook for Travelers. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press. p. 90. ISBN 0806189142.