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Carrizo, Arizona
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Arizona
County Gila
Area
 • Total 9.050 sq mi (23.44 km2)
 • Land 9.029 sq mi (23.39 km2)
 • Water 0.021 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 4,918 ft (1,499 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 127
 • Density 14.03/sq mi (5.418/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 928
GNIS feature ID 2481

Carrizo, Arizona, is a census-designated place in Gila County, Arizona, United States. 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, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


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