A lot of famous people have come to Arizona, fallen in love with our state, and decided to make their home here. In some cases, these famous folk never left.

Some may still be walking the streets in the ghost town of Tombstone, but that's a whole different story. We're talking about famous people who came to Arizona and decided to spend all eternity on - or in - our soil.

READ: 7 Famous Arizonans: The Last One Surprised Me!

First: Famous People Who Are NOT Buried in Arizona Soil

We've compiled a list of famous people who are buried in Arizona. There are some famous individuals that you might expect to have been laid to rest in our state. But you'd be wrong.

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Think about the famous gunfight at the OK Corral in Tombstone. Surely the famous lawman Wyatt Earp has a spot in Boothill Cemetary next to his kinfolk, right? Well, don't spend too much time searching for his tombstone (see what I did there??) because you won't find it in Cochise County - or anywhere in Arizona.

The famous sheriff Earp was laid to rest in California.

According to Atlas Obscura, throughout his career, "Wyatt Earp was never so much as grazed by a single bullet."

In spite of this storied and sometimes violent past, Earp lived to the ripe old age of 81.

READ: Gunfight Somewhere NEAR the OK Corral: Is It All a Hollywood LIE?

Wyatt Earp spent his late years working mining claims in the Mojave Desert. He agreed to be interred with his beloved wife, Josie, in her family's plot in Colma, California, at the Hills of Eternity Cemetary.

Photo Credits: Getty Images // Emmett Kelly Jr Pan American Coffee Bureau, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons //  Buster Crabbe NBC Television, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons // Rex Allen & his horse, Koko Mother's Cookies, San Diego, CA., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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Top 11 Horror Movies Filmed in Arizona - Campy or Creepy? You Decide!

Giant spiders. Killer rabbits. Vampires. Mummies.

Arizona has provided a rich backdrop for some of the creepiest horror flicks ever created. From campy and fun, to downright terrifying, here are the top 11 horror movies filmed in Arizona.

We're not judging their cinematic qualities. We're diving into their IMDb ratings and we'll let the rankings decide. Do you agree with this list?

Gallery Credit: Val Davidson/TSM

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