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Inspiration, Arizona
Populated place
Country United States
State Arizona
County Gila
Elevation 3,927 ft (1,197 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MST (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 928
FIPS code 04-35450
GNIS feature ID 30351

Inspiration is an populated place in Gila County, Arizona, in the United States. It has an estimated elevation of 3,927 feet (1,197 m) above sea level.

History

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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