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About Douglas

Douglas Arizona is a small, charming border community with over 100 years of rich history. The city has a population of 15,000 residents and has been recently dubbed one of the nation’s best “micropolitan” areas, communities with 10,000 – 50,000 residents with superior amenities, growing economies and moderate costs of living.    Read More

 
Points of Interest


Cochise County boasts a number of wonderful scenic and historic sites and Douglas is no exception. Douglas is home to the Hotel Gadsden, one of the southwest’s most famous hotels, and many other historic sites, stories and landmarks that define the southwest and northern Mexico. Come see what we have to offer!

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Maps & Literature

 compassDouglas is rich with international history and a bright future. Come and see what lured Pancho Villa, Amelia Earhardt, Ginger Rogers and other celebrities and legends. We've assembled a small collection of written works and maps about Douglas. The stories are colorful, ranging from outlaw baseball leagues of the early '20's to Indian history, to the Mexican Revolution and the early days of copper mining in southern Arizona and more.

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Did You Know?
Aimee Semple McPherson, the famous evangelist, appeared in the Douglas area in June 1926. She had been missing for over 30 days, claiming she had been kidnapped and tortured by unknown captors. Today, most people believe the event was a hoax or a publicity stunt. Camp Harry J Jones, a military camp located east of Douglas beginning in 1911 and was an important fixture of the community for more than 20 years. The camp extended nearly 15 city blocks to the US/Mexico border.
Historic Douglas

 Historic Douglas Take a tour through Douglas’ fascinating past from its early mining history to the later Maquiladores years. These are the places and faces that have made Douglas Arizona’s home town.

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