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Arizona Profile

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:
Phoenix
Nickname:
Grand Canyon State
Motto:
Ditat Deus (God enriches)
Statehood:
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:
Arizona

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Arizona Schools

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Elementary Schools

White Tanks Learning Center
(623) 535-6085
553 Plaza Circle
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Richard B Wilson Jr School
(520) 696-5800
2330 W Glover Rd
Tucson, AZ 85742

Middle Schools

Carl T. Smith Middle School
(602) 442-2850
4301 W Fillmore
Phoenix, AZ 85043
Marana Middle School
(520) 682-4730
11279 West Grier Road
Marana, AZ 85653

High Schools

Compass High School
(520) 296-4070
8250 E. 22nd St. 128
Tucson, AZ 85710
Pace Alternative
(520) 798-8663
594 South Campbell
Tucson, AZ 85719

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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