This is the most remote place in Arizona!

Arizona is, by definition, a desolate state. In the deserts of the American Southwest, civilization tends to emerge in places that support life: valleys, lakes, and riverbeds.

Phoenix at dusk

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Because of this, much of the state remains empty, but there has to be a place somewhere the most empty, right?

The most isolated city in Arizona

First up is the state's most isolated community. Most metropolitan areas are usually in close proximity to other cities or communities. This allows for the exchange of culture and ideas and, more importantly, the creation of a larger community.

Supai Village in the Grand Canyon

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However, some people just want to be left alone, and there is no better example than Supai, a native community in the Grand Canyon. Considered the most remote community in the mainland United States, it is so remote that mail is still delivered by mule.

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In the middle of nowhere in Arizona

Maintaining a community that lives so disconnected from the rest of humanity is a fascinating part of Arizona's history and culture, but since a man-made community still exists there, it's not a priority.

The empty expanse of a desert in Arizona

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That would extend to a point in the Navajo Nation near the Arizona-Utah border. Geographically, this is the furthest distance from civilization you can get in Arizona. It's almost an 11.5 hour drive to the next town, Page, AZ.

GPS coordinates for the most remote location in Arizona

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If you are planning a road trip to this place, expect disappointment. It's the most remote place in the state for a reason because there's nothing going on there!

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