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Towns outside the Tucson metro area include Benson to the southeast, Catalina and Oracle to the north, and Green Valley to the south.The English name Tucson derives from the Spanish name of the city, Tucsón , which was borrowed from the O'odham name Cuk Ṣon , meaning "(at the) base of the black ", a reference to an adjacent volcanic mountain.
Tucson was captured by the Mormon Battalion during the Mexican-American War, but later returned to Mexican control.
In 1862 the California Column drove the Confederate forces out of Arizona.
Tucson and all of what is now Arizona was part of New Mexico Territory until 1863, when it became part of the new Arizona Territory.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Tucson, Arizona — City — From upper left: Downtown Tucson Skyline, Pima County Courthouse, Old Main, University of Arizona, Saguaro National Park, St.
Augustine Cathedral, Santa Catalina Mountains Nickname(s): The Old Pueblo, Optics Valley Location in Pima County and the state of Arizona Tucson, Arizona Location in the United States Coordinates: 32°13′18″N 110°55′35″W / 32.22167°N 110.92639°W / 32.22167; -110.92639Coordinates: 32°13′18″N 110°55′35″W / 32.22167°N 110.92639°W / 32.22167; -110.92639 Country United States State Arizona County Pima Government • Type Council-manager government • Mayor Jonathan Rothschild (D) Area • City 227.0 sq mi (588.0 km2) • Land 226.7 sq mi (587.2 km2) • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2) Elevation 2,389 ft (728 m) Population (2011) • City 525,796 (33rd) • Density 2,793.6/sq mi (1,078.8/km2) • Urban 843,168 (52nd) • Metro 989,569 (52nd) • Demonym Tucsonan Time zone MST (UTC-7) • Summer (DST) no DST (UTC-7) ZIP codes 85701-85775 Area code 520 FIPS code 04-77000 Website Urban = 2010 Census Tucson (/ˈtuːsɒn/ TOO-son) is a city in and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona.