If you like warmer weather while having a snow-capped mountain dominate the landscape come check out my hometown. Thatcher, AZ has been rated one of the best towns in AZ for its low crime rates according to a www.homesnacks.net a data collection service. Thatcher has lots to offer. There's recreation, a vibrant 2 year college with all kinds of programs and residential areas that are some of the best in SE AZ. Actually, the entire Graham County area is known for tax value, low crime, good schools and recreation. Visit our Chamber of Commerce site, www.graham-chamber.com, to see the great variety of happenings from fiddling to rodeo to art shows and all types of music performances.
The main employers are Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, the local hospital and schools, state and federal corrections and farming. As the county seat, Safford hosts the motor vehicles office, social security, BLM/Forrest Service and multiple other government and non- profit support agencies. Main St is beginning to thrive again with multiple businesses renovating and occupying some of the nearly century old buildings. Come visit and check us out!