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Laguna, Arizona
Populated place
Country United States
State Arizona
County Yuma
Elevation 157 ft (48 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MST (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 85369
Area code(s) 928
FIPS code 04-39230
GNIS feature ID 25329

Laguna is a populated place situated in Yuma County, Arizona. It is one of two places in Arizona with this name, the other being located in Pinal County. It has an estimated elevation of 1,608 feet (490 m) above sea level.

Gold placers were discovered in the area in 1850s, which led to the settlement coming into existence in the 1860s as a mining town. Laguna was located near the site of what would become the Laguna Diversion Dam, on the Colorado River, at the west end of the Laguna Mountains. One of the facilities comprising the U.S.'s Desert Training Center, Camp Laguna, was named after this location and the nearby mountains of the same name.

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