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St. Louis Southwestern 9641 passing through Mescal, AZ
Location of Mescal in Cochise County, Arizona.
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|• Total||4.93 sq mi (12.77 km2)|
|• Land||4.92 sq mi (12.76 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||4,085 ft (1,245 m)|
|• Density||355.53/sq mi (137.26/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|GNIS feature ID||31744|
Mescal was originally a populated place, at a rail station on the Southern Pacific Railroad at an elevation of 4,085 feet. The modern community lies to the south of the railroad near Interstate 10, at 4,170 feet. Mescal had a population of 1,812 in the 2010 Census. Mescal had a post office from 1913 until 1931.
Mescal appears on the Mescal U.S. Geological Survey Map.
Parts of the movie Tom Horn (film) starring Steve McQueen were filmed in Mescal
Benson Area Transit provides transportation to Benson two days a week.
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