|thebisbeebuzz.com||Thursday, June 30, 2016|
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Bisbees population: 6,090 (2000)
Elevation: 5,300 feet
Established in 1880
Incorporated in 1905
Coldest month: January (average low temperature: 33.7 F degrees)
Hottest month: June (average high temperature: 89.9 F degrees)
Bisbee was the greatest of the Western mining towns. It was called the Billion Dollar Copper Camp because when the mines closed down in 1975, Bisbee had produced over 6 billion dollars worth of ore mostly copper, but also huge amounts of gold and silver.
Founded in 1880, the town was named for Judge Dewitt Bisbee of San Francisco, a big financial backer of the Copper Queen, an incredibly rich mine in the area. Its said that he never set foot in the town that bears his... Read more >>
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