Santa Cruz County, Arizona

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Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz County Courthouse
Santa Cruz County Courthouse
Map of Arizona highlighting Santa Cruz County
Location within the U.S. state of Arizona
Map of the United States highlighting Arizona
Arizona's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°32′00″N 110°50′00″W / 31.533333333333°N 110.83333333333°W / 31.533333333333; -110.83333333333
Country United States
State Arizona
FoundedMarch 15, 1899
Named forSanta Cruz River
Largest cityNogales
 • Total1,238 sq mi (3,210 km2)
 • Land1,237 sq mi (3,200 km2)
 • Water1.2 sq mi (3 km2)  0.1%
 • Total47,669
 • Density39/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)

Santa Cruz is a county in southern Arizona. As of the 2020 census, the population was 47,669.[1] The county seat is Nogales.[2] The county was founded on March 15, 1899. It borders Pima County to the north and west, Cochise County to the east, and the Mexican state of Sonora to the south.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Santa Cruz County, Arizona". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.