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Scottsdale
Maricopa County, Arizona

ZipCodes
85250, 85251, 85254, 85255, 85256, 85257, 85258, 85259, 85260, 85262

Motto
"The West's most Western Town"



Page Contents for Scottsdale, Arizona

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.
The population of Scottsdale is approximately 215,030 (2002), 217385 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 69,028 (1990), 101273 (2010).
The amount of land area in Scottsdale is 477.504 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Scottsdale is 184.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.591 sq kilometers.
The distance from Scottsdale to Washington DC is 2065 miles.
The distance to the Arizona state capital is 15 miles. (as the crow flies)
Scottsdale is positioned 33.68 degrees north of the equator and 111.87 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Scottsdale elevation is 1,250 feet above sea level.
Scottsdale median income is $ 61,700 (2000).
The Scottsdale median home price is $ 228,000 (2000).
Scottsdale average annual rainfall is 7.66 inches per year
Scottsdale average temperature is 72.6 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 55.4 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 85.1 degrees F.

Location

near Phoenix in central Arizona.
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Weather


sunny and comfortable most of the year. There are over 330 days of sunshine here each year.
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History & History Related Items

A history page for Scottsdale.

Founded by Army Chaplain, Winfield Scott, who came here in 1888. He farmed here with his brother.

Famed architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, created "Taliesin West" here in 1937 at the foot of the McDowell Mountains.

The city was incorporated on 25 June 1951. The first mayor was Malcolm White. He also coined the city slogan, "The West's Most Western Town."
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The settling of Scottsdale

1888

The incorporation of Scottsdale

June 25, 1951


Attractions

Learn what Scottsdale has to offer at this informative site.

Scottsdale historical museum
7333 East Scottsdale Mall
Scottsdale AZ 85251
Telephone: (480)-945-4499
Mailing address: P.O. Box 143
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Scottsdale City Government

City of Scottsdale
3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone: (480) 312-2657

Scottsdale has a council/manager form of government with a mayor and six council members elected to four-year terms

Scottsdale Chamber

Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce
7343 Scottsdale Mall
Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4498
Phone: 480/945-8481
Fax: 480/947-4523
Toll-free: (800) 877-1117
Email

Scottsdale Organizations

Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce
7343 Scottsdale Mall
Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4498
Phone: 480/945-8481
Fax: 480/947-4523
Toll-free: (800) 877-1117
Email

Scottsdale Libraries

Scottsdale Public Library
3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251-4452
Phone: 480-312-7323

Scottsdale Schools

Scottsdale Unified School District
3811 N. 44th St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85018
Phone: (602) 952-6100 Scottsdale

Miscellany

Median age in Scottsdale is 39.7 years.


Notes about Scottsdale:
America's Most Livable City by the 1993 U.S. Conference of Mayors
Named one of the top 30 U.S. cities in which to raise children in the Zero Population Growth Study of 1993
Included in the 1993 edition of "50 Fabulous Places to Retire,"
Official food - Chili, named in 1994 by mayoral proclamation!


Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time


The population of Scottsdale was:
1996 - 174,490
1999 - 210,000
2002 - 215,030

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