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The communities offer a broad range of facilities, including an art gallery, two libraries, a museum, two golf courses, an indoor and drive-in theater, three swimming pools, six parks, several baseball/Tball fields. The Community Concert Series is also popular. The town of Miami provides Dial-A-Ride services.

  

Communication. In addition to communication resources from the rest of the state, the Globe/Miami area has several daily and weekly newspapers, radio stations from Phoenix and Tucson, as well as six local radio stations, 61 television channels via cable and six Phoenix channels via UHF.

  

Educational. There are six public elementary schools, two junior high schools, three high schools, a private elementary school and a community college. Gila Pueblo College, a branch of Eastern Arizona College (EAC) located two miles south of Globe, offers two-year programs in university transfer education and occupational education. Northern Arizona University, in partnership with EAC, offers undergraduate and graduate programs; for information, email coats@eac.cc.az.us . Vocational education, including a number of mining-related courses, is also offered at the college and at Globe High School.

  

Medical. Facilities include one acute-care hospital with 24-hour emergency physicians, 10 medical clinics and two nursing homes. Medical practitioners include 18 full-time and 33 part-time physicians, 13 dentists and five chiropractors.  

 

Financial. There are four financial institutions with six branch offices and three mortgage brokers in the area. Globe and Miami businesses are eligible for assistance in financing fixed assets through the Finance Division, Arizona Department of Commerce. Information on private activity bonds and additional financial assistance within the county may be obtained from the Southern Gila County Economic Development Corp.  

 

Governmental. Globe is governed by a mayor, six council members and a city manager. Miami is governed by a mayor, six council members and a town manager. Both cities have police departments, access to the sheriff's department and a fire department.  

 

Airport. Residents use the Globe-San Carlos Regional Airport with a lighted 4,750-foot runway (500 feet at each end is unpaved).

 

Industrial Properties. There is a 50-acre industrial park. Contact Tribal Planner, San Carlos Tribe, P.O. Box 0, San Carlos, AZ 85550, (520) 475-2332. There is also a private industrial park located 1 mile north of Globe on Highway 60. For more information call SGCEDC, (520) 425-2228.  

Contact Information

Telephone
800-804-5623
520-425-4495
FAX
520-425-3410
Physical address
1360 N Broad Street
Mailing address
        P O Box 2539
Globe AZ 85502
Electronic mail

sheldon@cybertrails.com

 

 

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Last modified: May 21, 2001