Raso is a populated place situated in Cochise County, Arizona, 7 miles northeast of Willcox in Dragoon Pass. It has an estimated elevation of 4,377 feet (1,334 m) above sea level. It was founded in 1881 as a flag station on the Southern Pacific Railroad, originally known as "Railroad Pass", the name was changed in 1903 to Raso, for easier usage in telegraph transmissions. Raso is Spanish for "a flat plain".
Location within the state of Arizona
Raso (the United States)
|Coordinates: 32°20′22″N 109°45′23″W|
|Elevation||4,377 ft (1,334 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (MST)|
|GNIS feature ID||24575|
- "Feature Detail Report for: Raso". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Raso (in Cochise County, AZ) Populated Place Profile". AZ Hometown Locator. Retrieved February 25, 2017.
- Barnes, Will Croft (2016). Arizona Place Names. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. p. 356. ISBN 0816534950.