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Apacheria was the term used to designate the region inhabited by the Apache people. The earliest written records have it as a region extending from north of the Arkansas River into what are now the northern states of Mexico and from Central Texas through New Mexico to Central Arizona.[1]

Most notable were the Apaches of the Great Plains in the eastern area of Apacheria, located:


In the early 18th century, the Comanche expanded out of present-day Wyoming into the lands that then became known as Comancheria displacing other tribes. The Apache were forced to move southward and westward as a result.[2][3]


  1. ^ Frank D. Reeve, "The Apache Indians in Texas," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 50 (October 1946)
  2. ^ Hämäläinen, Pekka (2008). The Comanche Empire. Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-12654-9, pp. 20–29.
  3. ^ Texas State Historical Association, Apacheria.

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