Quick facts about Arizona
Location: See map on the right side of the page.
Size 113,635 square miles. Arizona is the 6th largest state. The next larger state is New Mexico and the next smaller state is Nevada.
(: 1) Population 5,939,292 people. Arizona is the 17th most populous state. The next more populous state is Tennessee and the next less populous state is Missouri.
(: 2) Population Density: 52.27 people per square mile. Arizona is the 35th most densely populated state. The next more densely populated state is Iowa and the next less densely populated state is Oklahoma.
Bordering States: Arizona shares a border with 5 states: Colorado (at a single point), Utah, Nevada, California and New Mexico.
Admission to the Union: Date, February 14, 1912. Arizona was the 48th state admitted to the Union, after New Mexico and before Alaska.
Highest Point: 12,633 feet at Humphreys Peak. See SummitPost's Humphreys Peak page.
Lowest Point: 70 Feet along the Colorado River in Yuma County.
Government website: Arizona at Your Service.
Official Tourism website: Arizona travel and vacation guide.
Still not enough? See Wikipedia's Arizona page.
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Counties in Arizona
Below are the 15 counties in Arizona. Although infrequent, counties sometimes do change so please let me know if any of this information is out of date and I will update it. Those counties that I have visited are in bold. If I have a photograph or other item associated with a county somewhere else on my website, there will also be a link.
Apache: Four Corners
Coconino: Largest county in Arizona (18,617 square miles); Oak Creek Brewery
Greenlee: Smallest county population in Arizona (8,547 people in 2000 Census).
Maricopa: Largest county population in Arizona (3,072,149 people in 2000 Census); Arizona Monsoon
Pima: Thunder Canyon Brewery
Santa Cruz: Smallest county in Arizona (1,238 square miles).
(1) U.S. Census Bureau American FactFinder: 2005 Population Estimates; Table GCT-T1.
(2) U.S. Census Bureau FedStats - MapStats: 2000 Land Area; United States.
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