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Woodruff, Arizona
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Arizona
County Navajo
Elevation 5,144 ft (1,568 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
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 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.


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