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Christopher Creek, Arizona
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Location of Christopher Creek in Gila County, Arizona.
Location of Christopher Creek in Gila County, Arizona.
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Coordinates: 34°21′17.98″N 111°1′17.90″W / 34.3549944°N 111.0216389°W / 34.3549944; -111.0216389Coordinates: 34°21′17.98″N 111°1′17.90″W / 34.3549944°N 111.0216389°W / 34.3549944; -111.0216389
Country  United States
State  Arizona
County Gila
Area
 • Total 3.14 sq mi (8.13 km2)
 • Land 3.14 sq mi (8.13 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
5,961 ft (1,817 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 121
 • Density 38.55/sq mi (14.88/km2)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−7 (no DST/PDT)
ZIP code
85541
Area code(s) 928
FIPS code 04-13140
GNIS ID(s) 2582755

Christopher Creek is a census-designated place in northern Gila County in the U.S. state of Arizona. Situated at the base of the Mogollon Rim, the community lies at an elevation of 5,961 feet (1,817 m), and is located approximately 23.5 miles (37.82 km) northeast of Payson, just off SR 260. The population as of the 2010 U.S. Census was 156.

Tourism, retirement and timbering are the foundations of Christopher Creek's economy.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 121
U.S. Decennial Census

Transportation

Mountain Valley Shuttle stops in Christopher Creek on its Phoenix-Show Low route.

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