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La Paz County Appraisals

La Paz County is a smaller county with a smaller population. The major city is Parker. La Paz county is bordered by the Colorado River.

Appraisals in this county can be tricky due to a limited number of transactions.

La Paz County is a county in the Western part of Arizona. The name of the county is the Spanish word for the peace, and is taken from the early settlement (now ghost town) of La Paz along the Colorado River. The county seat is Parker. As of the 2010 census, its population was 20,489.

The Colorado River Indian Reservation is located in the western portion of the county. Part of the reservation extends westward into San Bernardino and Riverside Counties in California. La Paz County was established in 1983 after voters approved separating the northern portion of Yuma County, making it the first and only county to be established after Arizona became a state in 1912. The county did not have a large enough tax base to begin supporting a separate county government immediately and had to rely on state money at first. As a result Arizona laws were changed to make splitting other existing counties much more difficult.

According to the 2010 census, the county has a total area of 4,513.36 square miles, of which 4,499.95 square miles is land and 13.40 square miles is water.