Lewis Springs, Arizona

Lewis Springs, also called San Pedro Springs after the nearby San Pedro River, is a populated place situated in Cochise County, Arizona.[2] It has an estimated elevation of 4,049 feet (1,234 m) above sea level.[1] The site was originally named Fritz Springs, after Fritz Hoffman, who discovered the springs located on the site. Later, the area was purchased by Alpheus Lewis, whose son, Robert, renamed it in honor of his father in the late 1870s.[3][4] In 1878 Newman Haynes Clanton, known as "Old Man" Clanton, established a ranch in Lewis Springs. It was his two sons, Ike and Billy Clanton, who were involved in the infamous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, in nearby Tombstone.[5]

Lewis Springs, Arizona
Lewis Springs
Location within the state of Arizona
Lewis Springs
Lewis Springs (the United States)
Coordinates: 31°34′52″N 110°08′31″W
CountryUnited States
Elevation4,049 ft (1,234 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-7 (MST)
Area code(s)520
FIPS code04-40770
GNIS feature ID24493


  1. "Feature Detail Report for: Lewis Springs". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. "Lewis Springs (in Cochise County, AZ) Populated Place Profile". AZ Hometown Locator. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  3. Barnes, Will Croft (2016). Arizona Place Names. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. p. 246. ISBN 0816534950.
  4. Thrapp, Dan L. (1991). Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press. p. 853. ISBN 0803294190.
  5. "6". Law and Disorder. Booktango. ISBN 1468920723.

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