Bagdad is a copper mining community and census-designated place (CDP) in Yavapai County, Arizona state. It is located in the western part of the state. It is one of only two remaining company towns in Arizona. The population was 1,578 at the 2000 census.
Freeport-McMoRan operates the copper mine. Cyprus Mines Corporation formerly operated the copper mine until Cyprus merged with Phelps Dodge, which in turn was acquired by Freeport-McMoRan. This copper mine does open pit mining and currently runs on an around-the-clock schedule. Freeport-McMoRan owns all of the housing and commercial buildings in Bagdad, including a shopping center and groceries store.