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Ewell County was a proposed county in a proposed new territory that was never approved and never existed.[1]

In 1857 the people of Arizona (at the time the southern part of modern Arizona and New Mexico) sent Sylvester Mowry to Congress to petition for creation of a new Arizona Territory carved from part of New Mexico Territory. Mowry drew up a map with four proposed counties:

The bill with these proposed counties failed passage. The only known original documents mentioning these counties are the failed bill and the accompanying map.


  1. Thomas Edwin Farish, History of Arizona (Phoenix, Ariz., 1915), 324.


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