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Fort Apache, Arizona
Commanding Officer's Quartersat Fort Apache Historic Site
Commanding Officer's Quarters
at Fort Apache Historic Site
Location of Fort Apache in Navajo County, Arizona.
Location of Fort Apache in Navajo County, Arizona.
Fort Apache, Arizona is located in Arizona
Fort Apache, Arizona
Fort Apache, Arizona
Location in Arizona
Fort Apache, Arizona is located in the United States
Fort Apache, Arizona
Fort Apache, Arizona
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Arizona
County Navajo
Area
 • Total 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Land 1.14 sq mi (2.95 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
5,056 ft (1,541 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 143
 • Estimate 
(2016)
N/A
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
ZIP code
85926
Area code(s) 928
GNIS feature ID 4740

Fort Apache (Western Apache: Tłʼog Hagai) is an unincorporated community in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Fort Apache is on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Canyon Day. Fort Apache has a post office with ZIP code 85926.

Climate

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22.0 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Fort Apache has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.


Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 143
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 143 people, 46 households, and 36 families residing in Fort Apache.

Transportation

The White Mountain Apache Tribe operates the Fort Apache Connection Transit, which provides local bus service.

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