Central is a census-designated place in Graham County, Arizona, United States. Its population was 645 as of the 2010 census. It is part of the Safford micropolitan area.
Central is located between the towns of Thatcher and Pima, all west of the Graham County seat, Safford. U.S. Route 70 is the main thoroughfare.
Central has a ZIP Code of 85531; in 2000, the population of the 85531 ZIP Code Tabulation Area was 404.