St. Johns, Arizona is located in the northeastern region of the state. Apache County, Arizona is where the town is located and there is a lot of Native American history in this area. This town used to be a very useful site for crossing the Little Colorado River and was used for moving salt from a lake in the Zuni Territory. There was a trader by the name of Soloman Barth that used this area very early on; he also started a ranch in St. Johns. St. Johns has been the county seat of Apache County for almost all of the County’s history. St. Johns is home to the Apache County Historical Society Museum and has four locations on the National Register of Historical Places. There were many fossils discovered in the 1930s near this area, as well in Placerias Quarry. The most scenic route from Phoenix to Albuquerque also runs through this area, and there are many wonderful places to visit. The Painted Desert, The Petrified Forest, and Lyman Lake State Park are on the list of things you do not want to miss while visiting the area. If you are interested in Native American history, St. Johns is also a wonderful place to visit for education. There are many well-known Indian reservations in the area, such as Fort Apache, San Carlos, Zuni, and Navajo Nation. White House Ruin at Canyon de Chelly National Monument is a place you will not want to forget to bring your camera.