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Location of Carrizo in Gila County, Arizona.
|• Total||9.05 sq mi (23.44 km2)|
|• Land||9.03 sq mi (23.39 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)|
|Elevation||4,918 ft (1,499 m)|
|• Density||10.19/sq mi (3.93/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|GNIS feature ID||2481|
Carrizo (Western Apache: Gaadisoh) is a census-designated place in Gila County, Arizona, United States, located on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 127, of which 125 were Native American. The community's name is Spanish for "reeds" and is likely derived from the Carriso band of Apache.
It was the location of, or the nearest community to, the Black River Bridge (Carrizo, Arizona), which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The White Mountain Apache Tribe operates the Fort Apache Connection Transit, which provides local bus service.
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