Bagdad town 2The town of Bagdad is located in the high deserts of central Arizona approximately 100 miles northwest of Phoenix / 60 miles west of Prescott. The town has had a direct relationship to local mining operations which have been ongoing  since 1882 when the first claims were staked.

The townsite and the Bagdad copper/molybdenum mine are owned by Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold.

The town is home to approximately 2,500 people, including mine employees and their families, school district personnel, and other local businesses.

 

Bagdad 4th of July

Bagdad people