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Woodruff, Arizona
Location of Woodruff in Navajo County, Arizona.
Location of Woodruff in Navajo County, Arizona.
Woodruff, Arizona is located in Arizona
Woodruff, Arizona
Woodruff, Arizona
Location in Arizona
Woodruff, Arizona is located in the United States
Woodruff, Arizona
Woodruff, Arizona
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Arizona
County Navajo
Area
 • Total 5.78 sq mi (14.98 km2)
 • Land 5.77 sq mi (14.94 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
5,144 ft (1,568 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 191
 • Estimate 
(2016)
N/A
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
ZIP code
85942
Area code(s) 928
GNIS feature ID 13993

Woodruff is an unincorporated community in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Woodruff is 10.5 miles (16.9 km) southeast of Holbrook. Woodruff has a post office with ZIP code 85942.

Woodruff was settled in 1876 by a group of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints led by Nathan Tenney and including Tenney's son Ammon M. Tenney. It was initially called Tenney's Settlement. In 1878 Lorenzo H. Hatch became the head of the LDS branch there. At that point it was named Woodruff after Wilford Woodruff.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 191
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 191 people, 65 households, and 49 families residing in Woodruff.

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