Maricopa is located in the state of Arizona and a city in the Gila River Valley, it is the second-most populous city that was incorporated in Pinal County. The city forms part of the Phoenix metropolitan area. The present-day area of Maricopa started as an oasis that surrounds eight series of watering holes. The first European-American traders that traveled to the area called it Maricopa Wells. Maricopa Wells has been one of the most important relay stations along the eSan Antonio-San Diego Mail Line in the late 1900s. It played a primary role in the development and the progress of the Southwest. It has been one of Arizona’s best spots and is a reliable source of water, and offers its residents in the region an abundant supply of food. The farmers in Maricopa and Pima lived and farmed nearby who then sold supplies and produce to travelers and migrants.
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