Status: Ghost Town
Date Settled: 1909
Current Population: none
Peak Population: na
Elevation: 2,123 Feet ( 647 meters)
Primary Mineral: Copper
Gallery: View 3 Ray, Arizona Photos
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.