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Pima County, Arizona


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Statistics & Facts

The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.
The population of Sells is approximately 2,799 (2000), 2495 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 810 (2000), 616 (2010).
The amount of land area in Sells is 24.256 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Sells is 9.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.021 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sells to Washington DC is 2090 miles.
The distance to the Arizona state capital is 112 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sells is positioned 31.91 degrees north of the equator and 111.87 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Sells elevation is 2,360 feet above sea level.
Sells median income is $ 20,610 (2000).
The Sells median home price is $ 52,700 (2000).
Sells average annual precipitation is 20.6 inches peryear.
The average winter temperature is 44.3 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 55.7 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 75.2 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 61.0 degrees F.


On Hwy 86 west of Tucson near the Mexican border. Nearby communities are few. The closest is Topawa and then Cowlic. Santa Rosa is about 30 miles away.
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History & History Related Items

The original name of Sells was Indian Oasis. It was renamed in 1918 to honor Cato Sells, the Indian Commissioner. Even in prehistoric times, the good water here made the area a welcome stop for travelers.
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Pima County official attractions site.
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The population of Sells was:
1990 - 2,750
2000 - 2,799

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