Welcome to Tucson

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Welcome to Tucson, the county seat of Pima County and one of America’s fastest-growing cities. Tucson is situated on a high valley floor at an elevation of about 2,400 feet. The city is surrounded by five mountain ranges. To the north is the Santa Catalinas; to the south are the Santa Ritas and the Sierritas. The Rincon Mountains are east of Tucson, and the Tucson Mountains are to the west.

The greater metropolitan Tucson population is more than 1 million. Tucson city limits cover an area of more than 156 square miles, while metropolitan Tucson extends for nearly 500 square miles. The official city of Tucson website is www.tucsonaz.gov.