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Inspiration Mine in 1916
|Elevation||3,927 ft (1,197 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (MST)|
|GNIS feature ID||30392|
Inspiration is a ghost town in Gila County, Arizona, in the United States. It has an estimated elevation of 3,927 feet (1,197 m) above sea level. Inspiration was the company town for the Inspiration mine.
The old Inspiration townsite is on company property, and is not accessible to the general public.
Inspiration had its start as a copper-mining settlement. According to tradition, the area was so named when a local prospector dreamed of finding a mine, and his dream came true. A post office called Inspiration was established in 1917, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1983.
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