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Chloride is the oldest mining town in Arizona. It was settled in 1862 or 1863 when silver was discovered in the area. At its peak the town had over 2000 residents. Today it has a population of about 250. There are several historical buildings in town.
Near Chloride are the remains and sites of several other old mining towns. Some of these were also former county seats. Read the "Off the Beaten Path" tip for an interesting story about the Mohave County Seats.
Cyanide Springs is set up like an old west town. They have shows there on the second and fourth Saturday of each month or you can just walk through and look.
This is the old jail, one of several buildings maintained by the Chloride Historical Society.
Near the town of Chloride, mostly along US Highway 93, you will see historical markers about various other mining towns... more travel advice
The Miners Inn was established in 1860 and still serves as an inn today. These are the closest accomodations to the... more travel advice
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