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Springerville

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Springerville is a town in Apache County, Arizona, United States, within the White Mountains. Its postal ZIP code is 85938. As of the 2010 census, the population of the town was 1,961.Springerville sits at an elevation of above sea level. Along with its neighbor Eagar, the communities make up the place known as Round Valley which is in the northeastern part of Arizona close to the New Mexico border.HistoryThe town that grew around Henry Springer's trading post was officially given its name on May 10, 1876. Before that time it had gone by names such as Colorado Chiquito, Milligan Settlement, and Valle Redondo (Round Valley).Outlaw Cowboy Ike Clanton, who was present at the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, was shot dead in Springerville on June 1, 1887, by detective Jonas V. Brighton when he resisted arrest on charges of cattle rustling.The town was incorporated in 1948.In 1951, Twentieth Century Fox filmed an adaptation of Fred Gipson's novel The Home Place titled Return of the Texan at several locations in and around Springerville. In June 2011, the entire town was evacuated due to a nearby wildfire.
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