Ray, Arizona


Ray Details

Status: Ghost Town

Date Settled: 1909

Current Population: none

Peak Population: na

Elevation: 2,123 Feet (647 meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

State: Arizona

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Ray Description

Ray was constructed in 1909 as a company town by the Arizona Hercules Copper Company. In the late 1940's open-pit mining replaced the underground workings. The growing pit eventually engulfed the town and Ray was moved to the town of Kearney in the late 50's.

Did You Know.......

A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
-Mark Twain


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