About Willcox

Hometown of Rex Allen

 Rex Allen Jr. (born August 23, 1947) is an American country music singer, who started singing at the age of six . Rex grew up on a homestead 40 miles north of Willcox. He was a real cowboy who became the last of the singing cowboys of Western movie fame. 

Chiricahua National Monument

Chiricahua National Monument is a unit of the National Park System located in the Chiricahua Mountains of southeastern Arizona. The monument was established on April 18, 1924, to protect its extensive hoodoos and balancing rocks. 

Apple Annie's Orchard

 The 4300’ elevation of the Sulphur Springs Valley provides us with the warm days and cool nights that make Willcox the premier you-pick fruit and vegetable growing area in Arizona for pumpkins, delicious sweet corn, melons, pumpkins and many other vegetables. 

Muleshoe Ranch

 The Muleshoe Ranch Cooperative Management Area is 49,120 acres of rugged beauty, lush riparian areas and an array of recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.  

Fort Bowie

 Located here are the carefully preserved ruins of Fort Bowie, a focal point of the battle between the U.S. Army and the Apaches. 

Vineyards

Several local vineyards grow the finest wines of Arizona and are open for tourists to come and visit.