Arizona “There’s No Place Like Home ”
Arizona • Arizona is located in the western United States and is a four corner state. • Arizona has 113,998 square miles. • Phoenix is the Capital of Arizona. • Arizona became the 48th State on July 14, 1912. • Arizona is called the Grand Canyon State. • Population as of 2007 was 6,500,194.
What Do You Know About Arizona? • Arizona has 15 Counties!
Apache County On February 24, 1879 Apache County was created from out of Yavapai County, one of the four original Arizona Counties. At a later date county lines where reformed and at the present time Apache County’s area is 11,174 square miles. The county seat has been in St. Johns since 1882. Population in Apache county is 73,775 as of 2006! Pictured is Big Lake in the Fall and Canyon De Chelly
Apache County Towns
Pictures of Apache County Eagar, Arizona Window Rock, Arizona Lake by Alpine, AZ
Economy of Apache County • Northern Pioneer College • Salt River Project Generating Station • Sunrise Ski Resort Park • $11 million dollar multi-purpose dome facility in Eagar,AZ • Tucson Electric Power • Prison System • Archaeological sites
Recreation Hunting, skiing, ATV riding, rodeos, fishing, camping, biking, hiking casinos, and horseback riding
Pima County • County seat is Tucson, Arizona. • County was created in 1864. • Tucson is the second largest city in Arizona. • Population as of 2007 was 1,003,235. • Pima County covers 9,184 Square miles. • Major employers are Healthcare, Retail Trade, and Educational services.
Outdoor Activites • Rillito Park HorseRacetrack • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum • San Xavier Del Bac Mission • Reid Park Zoo • Pima Air & Space Museum • Funtasticks Family Fun Park
Education The University of Arizona was the first University in Arizona. It was founded in 1885 and is located in Tucson, Arizona. It includes the only Medical School in Arizona that offers MD degrees.
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