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The "Grand Canyon State," Arizona, was the 48th state to join the U.S. in 1912-- the last of 48 contiguous (connected) states to join the Union. The state's name comes from arizonac, from two Papago Indian words meaning "place of the young spring." Arizona has a very dry climate and is known for its cactus plants. In fact, the state flower is the saguaro cactus blossom. ...Read more here: Arizona - The Grand Canyon State
- Capital City:
- Grand Canyon State
- Ditat Deus (God enriches)
- February 14, 1912 (48th)
- Origin of State's Name:
- Spanish interpretation of "arizuma," an Aztec Indian word meaning "silver-bearing." Also based on Pima Indian word "arizonac" for "little spring place."
- Largest Cities:
- Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Glendale, Scottsdale
- Border States:
- California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah
- Land Area:
- 113,642 sq. mi., 6th largest
- State Bird:
- Cactus Wren
- State Flower:
- Saguaro cactus blossom (carnegiea gigantea)
- State Tree:
- Palo verde (cercidium)
- State Song:
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- Calderwood Alternative School
- 10730 West Campbell Avenue
- Phoenix, AZ 85037
- Robert Richardson Elementary School
- (520) 690-2371
- 6901 N Camino De La Tierra
- Tucson, AZ 85741
- Crane Middle School
- (928) 373-3200
- 4450 West 32nd Street
- Yuma, AZ 85364
- Desert Shadows Middle School
- (602) 493-6000
- 5858 E Sweetwater
- Scottsdale, AZ 85254
- Alta Vista Charter High School
- (520) 294-4922
- 5040 S. Campbell Avenue
- Tucson, AZ 85706
- Downtown Alternative High School
- (520) 622-2979
- 39 N. 6th Avenue
- Tucson, AZ 85701
Sex Offender Information for Arizona
For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.
In Arizona, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.azsexoffender.org/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.
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