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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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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Arizona

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Arizona Schools

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Elementary Schools

Helen Keeling Elementary School
(520) 696-6940
2837 N. Los Altos Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85705
Civano Charter School
(520) 731-3466
10673 E. Mira Lane
Tucson, AZ 85747

Middle Schools

Chandler Preparatory Academy
2020 N Arizona Ave.
Chandler, AZ 85225
Skyline Junior High School
(623) 875-3086
17667 N. 91st Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85382

High Schools

Metro Tech High School
(602) 764-8008
1900 W. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85015
Valley Union High School
(520) 642-3492
4088 Jefferson Road
Elfrida, AZ 85610

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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