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"The West's most Western Town"

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

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Statistics & Facts

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).

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Scottsdale location: near Phoenix in central Arizona.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Scottsdale is sunny and comfortable most of the year. There are over 330 days of sunshine here each year.
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.
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Scottsdale history:

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."
The settling of Scottsdale: 1888
The incorporation date of Scottsdale: June 25, 1951

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Scottsdale 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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