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Encyclopedia > Pinal County, Arizona
Pinal County, Arizona
Map
Map of Arizona highlighting Pinal County
Location in the state of Arizona
Map of the USA highlighting Arizona
Arizona's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1875
Seat Florence
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

13,919 km² (5,374 mi²)
13,907 km² (5,370 mi²)
12 km² (4 mi²), 0.08%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

179,727
13/km² 
Website: www.co.pinal.az.us

Pinal County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. As of 2000 its population was 179,727. The county seat is Florence. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  Ranked 6th  - Total 113,998 sq mi (295,254 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_AZ.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Arizona ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Florence is a town located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  Ranked 6th  - Total 113,998 sq mi (295,254 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Florence is a town located in Pinal County, Arizona. ...


Pinal County contains parts of the Tohono O'odham (formerly Papago) Indian Reservation and the Gila River Indian Reservation. The Tohono Oodham are a Native American tribe formerly known as the Papago who reside primarily in the Sonoran Desert of the southwest United States and northwest Mexico. ... The Gila River, a tributary of the Colorado, is shown highlighted on a map of the United States The Gila River (Oodham [Pima]: Hila Akimel) is a tributary of the Colorado River, 630 mile (1,014 km) long, in the southwestern United States. ...


Growth from the Phoenix metropolitan area to the south has begun to spread into the northern parts of Pinal County. The cities of Maricopa and Casa Grande as well as many unincorporated areas have shown accelerated growth patterns; suburban development is likely to continue southward through the county. The Phoenix metropolitan area or Metro Phoenix, also referred to as the Valley of the Sun, is a metropolitan area that includes the City of Phoenix, most of the rest of Maricopa County, a large section of Pinal County, and small parts of southern Yavapai County. ... Urban sprawl (also: suburban sprawl), a term with pejorative implication, refers to the unplanned, rapid and expansive growth of a greater metropolitan area, traditionally suburbs (or exurbs) over a large area. ... Maricopa is a city (during the 2000 census was a census-designated place) in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. ... Casa Grande City Hall Casa Grande is a rapidly growing city located directly off of U.S Interstate-10, approximately halfway between Phoenix and Tucson. ... In United States law, a region of land is unincorporated if it is not a part of any municipality. ...

Contents

Elected officials

  • Lionel D. Ruiz Board of Supervisors, District 1
  • Sandie Smith Board of Supervisors, District 2, Chairman
  • David Snider Board of Supervisors, District 3
  • Laura Dean-Lytle County Recorder
  • Jack W. Harmon, Ed.D. County School Superintendent
  • Robert Carter Olson County Attorney
  • Chris Vasquez County *Sheriff
  • L. Paul Larkin County Assessor
  • Dodie Doolittle County Treasurer
  • Hon. William J. O'Neil Division I
  • Hon. Boyd T. Johnson Division II
  • Hon. Kelly Marie Robertson Division III
  • Hon. Gilbert V. Figueroa Division IV - Juvenile Court Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Stephen McCarville Division V
  • Hon. Janna L. Vanderpool Division VI
  • Kristi Youtsey Ruiz Clerk of the Superior Court
  • Hon. Phillip W. Bain Casa Grande Justice Court
  • Hon. Marie A. Lorona Eloy Justice Court
  • Justice Court Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Kema Granillo Florence Justice Court
  • Hon. Joe A. Ruiz Mammoth Justice Court
  • Hon. Ellie Brown Oracle Justice Court
  • Hon. Bruce Griffith Superior Justice Court
  • Hon. Dennis Lusk Apache Junction Justice Court
  • Hon. Scott Sulley Maricopa Justice Court
  • Terry Doolittle County Manager
  • Manny Gonzalez Assistant County Manager for Administrative Services
  • Ken Buchanan Assistant County Manager for Development Services
  • Lisa Garcia Assistant County Manager for Health and Human Services
  • Todd Zweig Director of Adult Probation
  • James Throop Director of Budget Office
  • Steve Brown Director of Building Safety
  • Gilbert Hoyos Director of Elections
  • Michael Arnold Director of Human Resources
  • Genene Walker Director of Information Technology
  • David Kuhl Director of Planning & Development
  • Greg Stanley Director of Public Works
  • Paul O'Connell Administrator, Superior Court

History

Pinal County was carved out of neighboring Maricopa County and Pima County on February 1, 1875 Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Pima County is located in the south central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 13,919 km² (5,374 mi²). 13,907 km² (5,370 mi²) of it is land and 12 km² (4 mi²) of it (0.08%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent counties

Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed 1881 Seat Globe Area  - Total  - Water 12,421 km² (4,796 mi²) 73 km² (28 mi²) 0. ... Graham County is located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Pima County is located in the south central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 179,727 people, 61,364 households, and 45,225 families residing in the county. The population density was 13/km² (34/mi²). There were 81,154 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (15/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 70.42% White, 2.76% Black or African American, 7.81% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 15.66% from other races, and 2.67% from two or more races. 29.86% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 21.86% reported speaking Spanish at home, while 1.44% speak O'odham and 0.02% speak Apache [1]. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Oodham (often referred to by the names of its two nearly-identical main dialect groupings, Papago (Tohono) and Pima (Akimel)) is an Uto-Aztecan language of Southern Arizona and northern Sonora where the Tohono Oodham and Pima reside. ... Apachean, also known as Southern Athabaskan, refers to members of the Apachean language family (including Navajo) which is in turn a member of the larger Athabaskan family. ...


There were 61,364 households out of which 29.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.90% were married couples living together, 11.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.30% were non-families. 21.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.09. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not include all significant viewpoints. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 114.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $35,856, and the median income for a family was $39,548. Males had a median income of $31,544 versus $23,726 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,025. About 12.10% of families and 16.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.50% of those under age 18 and 8.70% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Map of incorporated areas and Indian reservations in Pinal County.
Map of incorporated areas and Indian reservations in Pinal County.

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... BIA map of Indian reservations in the continental United States. ... Ak-Chin Village (Oodham Aki Cini) is a census-designated place located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Apache Junction is a city primarily in Pinal County, Arizona, USA, with a small portion in Maricopa County. ... Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Arizona City is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. ... Blackwater is a census-designated place located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Casa Grande City Hall Casa Grande is a rapidly growing city located directly off of U.S Interstate-10, approximately halfway between Phoenix and Tucson. ... Chuichu (Papago Ce:co) is a census-designated place located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Coolidge is a city located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Dudleyville is a census-designated place located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Eloy is a city located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Florence is a town located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Once what we now call Gold Canyon was part of the Barkley Cattle Ranch established in the wild west days of the late 1800s. ... Hayden is a town in Gila County, Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed 1881 Seat Globe Area  - Total  - Water 12,421 km² (4,796 mi²) 73 km² (28 mi²) 0. ... Kearny is a town in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. ... Mammoth is a town located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Maricopa is a city (during the 2000 census was a census-designated place) in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. ... Oracle is a census-designated place located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Queen Creek is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. ... Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Queen Valley is a census-designated place located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Sacaton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. ... San Manuel is a census-designated place located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Santan is an unincorporated town located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Stanfield is a census-designated place located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Superior is a town located in Pinal County, Arizona. ... Winkelman is a town located in Gila County, Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed 1881 Seat Globe Area  - Total  - Water 12,421 km² (4,796 mi²) 73 km² (28 mi²) 0. ...

External links

  • Pinal County Official Site
  • Pinal County Official Employment Site
State of Arizona
Phoenix (capital)
Topics

Climate | Economy | Education | Geography | History | People | Transportation Image File history File links Flag_of_Arizona. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  Ranked 6th  - Total 113,998 sq mi (295,254 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... Nickname: Valley of the Sun Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area    - City  475. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... This is a list of articles that have something substantive to do with the state of Arizona. ... The first Native Americans arrived in Arizona between 16,000 BC and 10,000 BCE, while the history of Arizona as recorded by Europeans began when Marcos de Niza, a Franciscan, explored the area in 1539. ...

Regions

Arizona Strip | Coconino Plateau | Colorado Plateau | Grand Canyon | Kaibab Plateau | Mogollon Plateau | Mogollon Rim | Mojave Desert | Monument Valley | North Central Arizona | Northeast Arizona | Northern Arizona | Oak Creek Canyon | Phoenix Metropolitan Area | San Francisco Volcanic Field | Sonoran Desert | Southern Arizona | White Mountains This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Arizona Strip is that part of the US state of Arizona lying north of the Colorado River and south of the state of Utah. ... The Coconino Plateau is found north and northwest of Flagstaff, Arizona, in the United States. ... The Colorado Plateau, also called the Colorado Plateaus Province, is a physiographic region of the Intermontane Plateaus, roughly centered on the Four Corners region of the southwestern United States. ... The Grand Canyon is a very colorful, steep-sided gorge, carved by the Colorado River, in the U.S. state of Arizona. ... The Kaibab Plateau is located in northern Arizona in the United States. ... The Mogollon Plateau (also Mogollon Mesa) is a pine-covered southern plateau section of the larger Colorado Plateau in east-central Arizona. ... The Mogollon Rim is a topographical and geological feature running across Arizona, extending approximately 400 miles (650 km) from northern Yavapai County eastward to the Mogollon Mountains in southwest New Mexico. ... Looking across from Emigrant Pass towards the Kingston Range in the eastern Mojave. ... Monument Valley from the valley floor. ... North Central Arizona is a geographical region of Arizona. ... Northeast Arizona, sometimes referred to by local people as The Rez, is a region of the U.S. state of Arizona commonly including Apache County and Navajo County. ... Northern Arizona is dominated by the Colorado Plateau, the southern border of which in Arizona is called the Mogollon Rim. ... Oak Creek Canyon is a 1000-2000 foot deep gorge in northern Arizona located between the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona. ... The Phoenix metropolitan area or Metro Phoenix, also referred to as the Valley of the Sun, is a metropolitan area that includes the City of Phoenix, most of the rest of Maricopa County, a large section of Pinal County, and small parts of southern Yavapai County. ... SP Crater in the field is a cinder cone with a basalt lava flow that extends for 4 miles (6 km) The San Francisco volcanic field is an area of volcanoes in northern Arizona, USA. The field covers 1800 square miles (4700 km2) the southern boundary of the Colorado Plateau. ... Sonoran Desert wildlife Mountains in the Sonoran Desert 3D photograph of Saguaro National Park at dusk. ... Southern Arizona is a region of the United States. ... The White Mountains of Arizona are a small mountain range in the eastern part of the state, near the border with New Mexico. ...

Counties

Apache | Cochise | Coconino | Gila | Graham | Greenlee | La Paz | Maricopa | Mohave | Navajo | Pima | Pinal | Santa Cruz | Yavapai | Yuma List of the 15 counties in the U.S. state of Arizona: Arizona county map Apache County formed in 1879 from part of Yavapai County. ... Apache County is located in the northeast corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed 1881 Seat Bisbee Area  - Total  - Water 16,107 km² (6,219 mi²) 128 km² (49 mi²) 0. ... Coconino County is located in the north central part of the state of Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed 1881 Seat Globe Area  - Total  - Water 12,421 km² (4,796 mi²) 73 km² (28 mi²) 0. ... Graham County is located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Greenlee County is located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... La Paz County is located in the western part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Maricopa County is located in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Mohave County is located in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Location in the state of Arizona Formed March 21, 1895 Seat Holbrook Area  - Total  - Water 25,795 km² (9,959 mi²) 16 km² (6 mi²) 0. ... Pima County is located in the south central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Santa Cruz County is located in the south of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Yavapai County is located in the center of the U.S. state of Arizona. ... Yuma County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. ...

Cities

Chandler | Flagstaff | Gilbert | Glendale | Lake Havasu City | Mesa | Peoria | Phoenix | Prescott | Scottsdale | Tempe | Tucson | Yuma A list of cities in Arizona (by population*) is below. ... Chandler (Pima: Canli) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 176,582. ... Nickname: City of Seven Wonders Location in Coconino County the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona County Coconino County Mayor Joseph C. Donaldson Area    - City 63. ... Gilbert is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. According to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 173,989. ... Glendale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 218,812. ... Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 41,938. ... Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Government  - Mayor Keno Hawker Area    - City 125. ... Peoria is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona. ... Nickname: Valley of the Sun Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area    - City  475. ... Prescott Gurley Street in 1918 Prescott by night Prescott is a city in Yavapai County, Arizona, USA. The population was 33,938 at the 2000 census. ... Scottsdale (Oodham S-vaá¹£ai Vaá¹£onÄ­) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to Phoenix. ... Tempe (pronounced ) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, with a population of 161,143 according to 2005 Census Bureau estimates. ... Nickname: The Old Pueblo Location in Pima County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Pima Government  - Mayor Bob Walkup (R) Area  - City  195. ... Yuma Crossing and RR bridge in 1886. ...


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