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Globe, Arizona

Globe, Arizona

We welcome you to Globe-Miami, Arizona, a small mining community just east of Phoenix and north of Tucson. Mining began over 100 years ago when silver was first mined in the area.

A huge ball of silver with many veins was dug up - this ball resembled a globe, and that's how Globe got it's name. Globe was founded in 1876 and incorporated in 1907, and Miami in 1918. Globe is the seat of Gila County.

Globe-Miami is in the foothills of the Pinal Mountains at an elevation of 3,500 feet. There is so much to see in these adjacent communities - historic downtowns, copper mining, Native American culture in the San Carlos Apache Reservation, and an abundance of recreation throughout the Tonto Forest.

Come and visit us here in Globe-Miami and the San Carlos Apache Reservation and enjoy the wonderful scenery and the many points of interest we have to offer.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Old Gila County Jail

When Gila County moved its offices into the then new county courthouse in March, 1907, the county jail was housed in the rear of the ground floor. Shortly thereafter, it was apparent that the jail within the courthouse was insufficient to meet the needs of the county. On January 5, 1909

Globe, AZ Pioneer History

Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological Park

Besh-Ba-Gowah is an ancient ruin unlike the others. Here you are encouraged to walk within the rooms of this 700 year old pueblo, climb ladders into the upper stories, and see the utensils, pottery and furbishings that were a part of life in pre-Columbian times.

Globe, AZ Archaeology

Distinquished Landmarks

Salt River Canyon

Some people believe, because of the more intimate contact, that the Salt River Canyon is more beautiful than the Grand Canyon. Salt River rafting trips begin here.

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Globe, AZ Natural Attractions


The Victorian House

This 1910 residence features a unique dormered roofline and Victorian decoration. Part of its appeal is its echo to rural Americana - the full front porch. The porch on this house was the very feature that drew the current owners who are undertaking a full renovation. The interior boasts 12

Globe, AZ Historic Homes

Things to do near Globe, AZ

The Craftsman Style Cottage Home

This 1915 home with original wood siding is typical of the craftsman era. As the home changed hands over time, the house was...

Old Trails Historical Museum

Winslow's Old Trails Museum opened in 1985 in an old bank building located in the heart of the downtown business district. Th...

Pine Victorian Inn

Each morning, a hot breakfast is served at 9AM on the "sun porch" overlooking the magestic mountain scenery or in the dining ...

Pinetop Lakes Golf & Country Club

Pinetop Lakes Golf & Country Club is located high in the cool and beautiful White Mountains of Northeast Arizona. You can bec...

Historic Buildings Tour

Every year thousands of visitors descend on the small community of Globe-Miami for the Historic Home Tour held every February...