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Cherry, Arizona
Cherry cemetery, 1886
Cherry cemetery, 1886
Country United States
State Arizona
County Yavapai
Elevation
5,143 ft (1,568 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))

Cherry is a mining ghost town in central Yavapai County, Arizona, United States, between Dewey and Camp Verde, located at an elevation of 5143 feet.

History

Cherry's post office was established March 3, 1884 and discontinued March 15, 1943. Notable mines in the area include the Federal, Bunker, Sunnybrook, Logan and Gold Bullion mines. About 400 people lived and worked in Cherry during its prime. At present, Cherry is a small retirement and vacation-home community. A number of the original buildings are still in use. The Cherry cemetery has several graves from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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