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Nicknamed “The Old Pueblo,” Tucson is the county seat of Pima County, Arizona. It is over 100 miles southeast of Phoenix and 60 miles north of the Mexican border. Tucson is the 2nd-largest city in Arizona and the 32nd-largest in the nation as it is home to over half a million people. It has a metropolitan area of about 950,000. It sits on the Santa Cruz River and is surrounded by five grand mountain ranges, the Tortolita Mountains, the Santa Rita Mountains, the Rincon Mountains, the Tucson Mountains, and the Santa Catalina Mountains, the last being the most prominent range.
This is a fantastic time to be purchasing a home. With low interest rates, high inventory and much lower pricing, the buyer is in the drivers seat. If you would like to take advantage of this buyer’s market, Rich Realty has a team of experienced REALTORS® that can help you navigate the home buying process. Please contact us at 520-760-1600 for a complimentary buyer’s consultation. We can provide you with all of the information needed to make the purchase of your new home a stress free experience!
Tucson Unified School District is the primary district for Tucson students attending public schools. Schools are numerous in the city up to high school. The well-known University of Arizona’s home is in Tucson, but residents can also attend two-year programs at Pima Community College, which has 6 campuses in the Tucson area. Prescott College and Northern Arizona University also have Tucson campuses.
Tucson contains over 120 fine parks, including the Reid Park Zoo. Residents can also spend a day at one of the five public golf courses in the city. Tucson can boast that it is one of only eight cities which have been recognized by the League of American Bicyclists with at least a gold rating. There is plenty for performing arts enthusiasts to indulge in, with the city’s various local clubs and theatres providing ample entertainment. There are numerous orchestras of different types and mariachi musicians, all of which represent the diverse culture of the area. Tucson is also known for its underground ska, metal, hardcore and punk rock scenes and its rising hip-hop scene. The sports crowd in Tucson supports the University of Arizona Wildcats, with teams in the renowned Pac-10 conference. Baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox and Colorado Rockies all use Tucson for spring training as well. Tucson has multiple museums and art collections as well as several annual fairs, shows and the popular rodeo Fiesta de los Vaqueros.