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Sierra Vista

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Next to Fort Huachuca
Home of the Original Buffalo Soldier
The Hummingbird Capital of the United States

The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.

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85635, 85636 85650, 85613

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Sierra Vista is approximately 42,805 (2004), 43888 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 12,927 (1990), 17059 (2010).

The amount of land area in Sierra Vista is 368.736 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Sierra Vista is 153.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.073 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sierra Vista to Washington DC is 2007 miles. The distance to the Arizona state capital is 171 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sierra Vista is positioned 31.56 degrees north of the equator and 110.32 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Sierra Vista elevation is 4,623 feet above sea level.
Sierra Vista median income is $43,100 (2005).

The Sierra Vista median home price is $137,800 (2005).

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Sierra Vista location: in southeastern Arizona about 15 Miles from Tombstone, and 70 Highway miles from Tucson to the NW, Nogales Mexico to the SW, And Naco Mexico to the South, and Aqua Preita to the S.E, We are located just outside of Fort Huachuca. Other nearby communities include Sierra Vista Southeast, Huachuca City, Whetstone, Elgin, St David, Naco and Sonoita.

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The geography for Sierra Vista is fairly flat with nearby mountains ranging up to 8,419 feet above sea level

Climate & Weather

The climate for Sierra Vista is Moderate. There is just a little snow with the winter temperatures ranging from the mid-30s through the 50's. In the summer the temperatures range from lows in the 60's to highs in the mid-90's.
Sierra Vista average annual rainfall is 15.00 inches per year
Sierra Vista average annual precipitation is 14.64 inches per year.
The average low temperature is 49.8 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 74.4 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Sierra Vista history:

Sierra Vista was established in 1877. Fort Huachuca is the main economy for the city, employing many of its residents. It is located on the eastern slopes of the Huachuca Mountains with many beautiful vistas.

The founding of Sierra Vista: 1877
The incorporation date of Sierra Vista: 1956

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Sierra Vista attractions:

Sierra Vista is abounding in great weather, wonderful scenery, a booming economy, good schools, a rich history, culture, recreation, educational opportunities. If you enjoy the outdoors, there is much for you right here in Sierra Vista and the area.

Within a short driving distance are the mining towns of Bisbee and Tombstone, the "Town Too Tough to Die." In addition to local and Tucson stores, shoppers also frequent Nogales, Naco, and Agua Prieta, Mexico, all within an hour-and-a-half drive from the area

Sierra Vista lies next to Fort Huachuca with over 10,000 military and civilian employees. The Fort has a great impact on the area's economy.

Attractions for Sierra Vista and the area.

"The Hummingbird Capital of the United States" is another name for Sierra Vista. In nearby Ramsey Canyon, fourteen species of hummingbirds and hundreds of other birds, mammals, reptiles, and plants may be observed and photographed

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