Mammoth is in the broad San Pedro River Valley of
southeastern Pinal County.
The town is approximately 140 miles southeast of Phoenix and 40 miles
northeast of Tucson at an elevation of 3,500 feet. Mammoth
population was 1,960 in 1995.
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Map of Mammoth
Mammoth enjoys a mountainous setting near the many scenic attractions of the
Sonoran Desert of Southern Arizona. The spectacular Galiuro and
Santa Catalina Mountains and rolling desert have attracted
various TV and movie companies to film on location in the area.
The region is a classic example of the range and basin
ecological system and is noted for its geological features.
In September, Mammoth celebrates Mexico's Independence Day with a traditional fiesta and in
October, there is a chili/salsa cook-off.
Facilities in the tri-community area of Oracle, Mammoth and San Manuel include
three libraries, four parks, two swimming pools, a community
center, three tennis courts, historical society and museum,
three senior citizens organizations, five lighted ball fields
and a golf course. The YMCA Triangle Y Camp summer youth camp is
located in the Coronado National Forest south of Oracle. There
are also public picnic grounds and hiking trails in Oracle State Park.
A community theater group performs at a
nearby facility which has been converted to a theater.
There is one local public elementary school. High school
students attend San Manuel High School which is six miles south.
The Central Arizona College (Aravaipa Campus), located north of Mammoth,
is accredited as the eastern campus of the Pinal County
Community College District and is an expanded campus for
Northern Arizona University.
There are three health care facilities - Oracle Medical
Center, one in San Manuel and one at San Pedro Valley Health
Center in Mammoth. Oracle also offers the Tri-Community
Counseling Services, Inc., chiropractic and dental services.