The county seat of Navajo County, Arizona, is Holbrook. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 98,327, an increase of 20,653 over the 1990 census.
Navajo County was formed on March 21, 1895, as the act of the Territorial Assembly before it adjourned at midnight. What is now Navajo County was first included in Yavapai County. In 1879, the area was made part of the newly formed Apache County. Holbrook, the county seat, had been founded in 1871.
The high country in the northern part of the county is arid and desert-like with mesas and plateaus. The southern part is rugged mountain area, heavily wooded with pinon juniper and ponderosa pine.For information on county government, contact the National Association of Counties Web site.
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(Holbrook) Navajo County
08/07 Coming to The Holbrook area
National Festival of the West Scottsdale AZ March21-24 Nation Festival of the West is the country's largest celebration of the Old West and the American Cowboy.
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
St. George Feast of the Middle East Phoenix AZ October4-6 Enjoy Kibbee,(Ground Meat and Burghul Mixture)that is virtually the national dish of any Middle Eastern country, very lean beef or lamb are finely ground and mixed with cracked wheat and spices, then baked in olive oil. Also Shish Kabobs and Chicken Shawarma. Watch the St George Dancers.
Arizona Exposition & State Fair Phoenix AZ October11-November3 The Arizona Expo and State Fair is held every year. Events include the All-Indian Rodeo, motorized events, animal displays and competition, cooking contests, youth activities, and competitive entries. There is also an annual concert schedule that is announced prior to the fair. Exhibition buildings and grounds include the Agriculture Center, Arizona Plaza Building, Avenue of Flags, Cattle Barns, Exhibit Building, Grandstand-Arena, Hacienda Home Arts Center, Wesley Bolin Building, and the Party Gras.