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Gold Canyon

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Gold Canyon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. The population was 10,159 at the 2010 census. The community is sometimes incorrectly called Gold Camp.The town name is not recognized on weather statements issued by the National Weather Service. The closest city to Gold Canyon is Apache Junction, Arizona.Home of Jay Winters and his family. It was one of the filming locations for HBO's 1994 film Blind Justice.The scenery photos from the beginning of ¡Three Amigos! are from Gold Canyon, not Mexico as depicted in the film. The mountain shown is part of the Superstition Mountains, shown from a view point in Gold Canyon.GeographyGold Canyon is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 22.3 square miles, all of it land.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 6,029 people, 2,785 households, and 2,211 families residing in the CDP. (In 2007, the population was recounted and was declared 10,064.) The population density was 270.0 people per square mile (104.2/km²). There were 4,139 housing units at an average density of 185.4/sq mi (71.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.20% White, 0.30% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.36% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 3.53% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
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