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Bosque, Arizona
Populated place
Country United States
State Arizona
County Maricopa
Elevation 981 ft (299 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MST (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 623
FIPS code 04-07240
GNIS feature ID 24334

Bosque is a populated place situated in Maricopa County, Arizona. While it was named for the groves of trees which once stood there ("Bosque" means forest grove in Spanish), the groves were cut down to be used by the local railroad during the 1890s. It has an estimated elevation of 981 feet (299 m) above sea level.


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