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Mohave County is located in the Northwestern corner of Arizona. As of 2007, its population was estimated to be 194,944, an increase of 39,912 people since the 2000 census count of 155,032. The county seat is Kingman. While the largest city is Lake Havasu City, the most populated community is the Bullhead City/Mohave Valley area.
Mohave County contains parts of Grand Canyon National Park and Lake Mead National Recreation Area and all of the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument. The Kaibab, Fort Mojave and Hualapai Indian Reservations also lie within the county.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 13,470 square miles (34,886 km²), of which 13,312 square miles (34,477 km²) is land and 158 square miles (409 km²) (1.17%) is water. The county is the fifth largest U.S. county in area (excluding boroughs and census areas in Alaska), exceeded in size only by adjacent San Bernardino County, California (20,053 square miles), adjacent Coconino County (18,617 square miles), and the Nevada counties of Nye (18,147 square miles) and Elko (17,179 square miles).
The Colorado River forms most of the county’s western boundary, and California, Nevada and Utah all border it. The river also runs east to west through Mohave County, dividing it between two of Arizona’s geographic regions, the Arizona Strip in the north and the Mojave Desert in the South.