Globe, Arizona

Globe
Gila Valley Bank and Trust Building, 1909
Motto(s): 
"City of Hospitality"
Location of Globe in Gila County, Arizona
Location of Globe in Gila County, Arizona
Globe is located in Arizona
Globe
Globe
Location in Arizona
Globe is located in the United States
Globe
Globe
Location in United States
Globe is located in North America
Globe
Globe
Location in North America
Coordinates: 33°23′59″N 110°46′54″W / 33°23′59″N 110°46′54″W / 33.39972; -110.78167

Globe (Western Apache: Bésh Baa Gowąh "Place of Metal")[5][6] is a city in Gila County, Arizona, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city was 7,532.[3] The city is the county seat of Gila County.[7] Globe was founded c. 1875 as a mining camp. Mining, tourism, government and retirees are most important in the present-day Globe economy.

The Globe Downtown Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.

Geography

Globe is in southern Gila County at 33°23′59″N 110°46′54″W / 33°23′59″N 110°46′54″W / 33.39972; -110.78167 (33.399858, −110.781570),[8] in the valley of Pinal Creek, a north-flowing tributary of the Salt River. U.S. Route 60 passes through the city, leading northeast through the Fort Apache Indian Reservation 87 miles (140 km) to Show Low, and west 87 miles (140 km) to Phoenix. The western terminus of U.S. Route 70 is in Globe at US 60 on the east side of town; US 70 leads southeast through the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation 77 miles (124 km) to Safford and 2,385 miles (3,838 km) to its eastern terminus at Atlantic, North Carolina. Arizona State Route 77 leads south from Globe 36 miles (58 km) to Winkelman, and Roosevelt is 31 miles (50 km) to the northwest via State Route 188.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city of Globe has a total area of 18.2 square miles (47.1 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.07%, is water.[3] The town of Miami, Arizona, is 6 miles (10 km) west of Globe's downtown. Globe, Miami, and the unincorporated areas nearby (including Inspiration, Claypool and Central Heights-Midland City) are commonly called "Globe-Miami".

Other Languages
العربية: غلوب
Bân-lâm-gú: Globe (Arizona)
български: Глоуб
Cebuano: Globe
čeština: Globe (Arizona)
Diné bizaad: Béésh Bá Hooghan
español: Globe (Arizona)
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italiano: Globe (Arizona)
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oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Globe (Arizona)
português: Globe (Arizona)
română: Globe, Arizona
Simple English: Globe, Arizona
српски / srpski: Глоуб (Аризона)
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Türkçe: Globe, Arizona
Volapük: Globe