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Fort Defiance (Navajo: Tséhootsooí) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Apache County, Arizona, United States. The population was 3,624 at the 2010 census.
Fort Defiance Obituaries
It was written on June 13th, 2007 that Charles Robinett died in Lubbock, Texas. Robinett was 60 years old and was born in Fort Defiance, AZ. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Charles's life.
The population was 4,061 at the United States Census, 2000 census.
Fort Defiance was established in 1851 to create a military presence in Navajo Nation bikéyah (Navajo territory). As a result, the appropriately named fort experienced intense fighting, culminating in an unsuccessful 1860 attack by the Navajo. The next year, at the onset of the American Civil War War, the army abandoned Fort Defiance. Fort Defiance is a census-designated place (CDP) in Apache County, Arizona County, Arizona, United States. The Navajo Treaty of 1868 allowed those interned to return to a portion of their land, and Fort Defiance was reestablished as an Indian agency that year.
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