Gilson Wash District

The Gilson Wash District is one of four districts located within the San Carlos Apache Reservation. It spans out to the west end border of the reservation. It is the closest to the City of Globe (roughly 5 miles), 110 miles from the City of Mesa and 150 miles from the City of Tucson. The major wash runs from the Mescal MTS to the Gila River bed, which is known as the Gilson Wash. Once called Gibson wash and now Gilson wash is named after Gibson Boni.

Population
It is home to approximately 4,132 residents with small communities throughout the area. Gilson Wash District resides mostly in Gila County and parts are located in Pinal County. Housing subdivisions include Tulipi Acres, Belvado Park, Skill Center, and scattered residential housing.

Enterprise
The Ranch Creek Sand and Gravel is located in the Gilson Wash District along with the tribally owed aviation airport as well as the Apache Gold Casino Resort. Private enterprises located within the district include Beaded Edge Retailer and Consignment Store and Nalwoodi Denzhone Community, a non-profit with a community focus.
Major Attractions include the Gilson Wash Activity Center, Belvado Park Baseball Field, Skate Park and San Carlos Apache Sport Complex.

Council Representatives:
Barbara May
Simon Hooke

Administration

Mitchell Hoffman
Administration
Building 3A
San Carlos Ave
San Carlos
AZ 85550
Phone (928) 475-1600
Fax (928) 475-2567

Mailing Address
San Carlos Apache Tribe
PO Box 0
San Carlos
AZ 85550