Geronimo, Arizona facts for kids
|Elevation||2,723 ft (830 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (MST)|
|GNIS feature ID||24428|
Geronimo was named after the famous Apache chief Goyaalé, better known as Geronimo. Camp Thomas, the U. S. Cavalry began its management of the Apache Indian Reservation along the Gila River, was originally located here in 1876. The camp was later moved east to what is now Fort Thomas. Geronimo was once a stop on the Arizona Eastern Railway and had an operating US Post Office from April 30, 1896 until May 31, 1956.
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