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Arizona was named after General Orlando B. Willcox in 1880. Willcox was
incorporated as a town in 1915. It was once known as the 'Cattle Capital
of the Nation'. As the location of Wilcox is about halfway between El
Paso and Phoenix, much of the economy is based on tourism. Agriculture
is also important.
Willcox is located in the Sulphur Springs Valley.
Willcox's elevation is 4,182
Willcox's population on April 1 2000 was 3,733.
Period of Record : 6/ 1/1898 to 3/31/2004