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Wenden is located west of Wickenburg between Quartzite and Wickenburg along US Highway 60.

Rich in old gold mines, rockhounds love to explore the "Outback" of Wenden. The "Gateway to Alamo Lake" and home of the famous "Buzzard's Roost", Wenden is the most eastern community in La Paz County, approximately 45 miles west of Wickenburg on Highway 60. Alamo Lake is approximately 38 miles north of Wenden on Alamo Lake Road. Wenden provides gas, food, and bait to the Alamo Lake travelers. Agriculture is rapidly being developed and enjoying prosperous growth and returns in the surrounding area of Wenden.

The town was first established by Otis E. Young in 1905, naming the community Wendendale, in honor of his Midwest home. Post Office authorities later shortened it to Wenden. The town was first founded as a supply depot for the mines in the area, and in 1907, Wells Fargo established an office for the shipment of gold.

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