Santa Cruz County, Arizona

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Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Santa Cruz County Courthouse.jpg
Santa Cruz County Courthouse
Location within Arizona
Location within Arizona
Map of the United States highlighting Arizona
Arizona's location within the U.S.
FoundedMarch 15, 1899
SeatNogales
Largest cityNogales
Area
 • Total1,238 sq mi (3,206 km2)
 • Land1,237 sq mi (3,204 km2)
 • Water1.2 sq mi (3 km2), 0.1%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)46,212
 • Density38/sq mi (15/km2)
Congressional district3rd
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7
Websitewww.co.santa-cruz.az.us

Santa Cruz is a county in southern Arizona. As of the 2010 census, the population was 47,420.[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. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 18, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.