Pima County Parks
County offers playgrounds and picnic facilities in addition
to a variety of activities such as baseball, softball, tennis,
basketball, soccer, and football.
Pima County Natural
Resources, Parks and Recreation Department
3500 West River Road
Tucson, AZ 85741
County is a county in the south central region of the U.S.
state of Arizona. The county is named after the Pima American Indian
tribe which was indigenous to the area. The population was 843,746
at the 2000 census. The county seat is Tucson, where nearly all of
the population is centered.
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County contains parts of the Tohono O'odham Nation,
as well as all of the San Xavier Indian Reservation, Organ Pipe
Cactus National Monument, Ironwood Forest National Monument and
Saguaro National Park.
The vast majority of the
county population lies in and around the city of Tucson (2005 city
population: 529,770), filling much of the eastern part of the county
with urban development. Tucson, Arizona's second largest city, is a
major commercial and academic center.
Other urban areas include the
Tucson suburbs of Oro Valley (population 39,400), Marana (population
26,725), Sahuarita (population 13,990), and South Tucson (population
5,630), a large ring of unincorporated urban development, and the
growing satellite town Green Valley.
The rest of the county is
sparsely populated; the largest towns are Sells, the capital of the
Tohono O'odham Nation, and Ajo in the far western region of the