Elevation : 5,160 ft (1,573 m)
Ash Fork is a census-designated place (CDP) in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. The population was 457 at the 2000 census.According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), all of it land.
Geologic places of interest include Cathedral Caverns which are approximately 10 miles (16 km) west of town off Arizona Road, and Dante's Descent, a 275-foot (84 m) deep sinkhole that is also known as Devil's Hole, which is approximately five miles northwest of Ash Fork, off of Crookton Road; unfortunately, after closure by the state, Dante's Descent cannot actually be visited legally. However, the Ash Fork Library has several pictures of it on file.
Approximately 15 miles (24 km) to the north of Ash Fork is Beale Road, which has the distinction of being the first federally funded highway.