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County Info

Area

  • Total 1,463 sq mi (3,790 km2)
  • Land 1,449 sq mi (3,750 km2)
  • Water 14 sq mi (40 km2)

Population (April 1, 2010)[2]

  • Total 18,251
  • Estimate (2016)[3] 17,410
  • Density 12/sq mi (4.8/km2)

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History

The first post office opened in 1901,[8] and Maricopa incorporated in 1911.[8] The city was named after the Maricopa Indians.[10]