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Founded in 1881, Phoenix is now the sixth largest city in the United states with 517 square miles of land and 1.6 million residents. The Phoenix metro area is home to 4.7 million people. Phoenix has 22 million annual visitors.
- 1870 240
- 1881 2500
- 1920 29,000
- 1950 107,000
- 1970 580,000
- 1990 983,000
- 2000 1,003,000
- 2019 1,626,000
Valley of the Sun, The Valley, Arizona's Urban Heart, Silicon Desert
- 1963-Miranda warning
Phoenix Fun Facts
- Phoenix has sunshine 85% of the day on average and has more sunny days than any other city in the U.S (335). This often means Phoenix has over 30 days per year with temperatures rising above 110 degrees.
- The giant saguaro cactus does not grow arms until it is at least 50 years old. Saguaros can live to be more than 300 years old.
- Phoenix has the largest municipal park in the U.S. with more than 16,500 acres.
- Phoenix does not go on daylight savings time.
- The Phoenix Valley was the floor of a shallow, ancient sea 1.8 billion years ago.
- Phoenix banned the male mulberry tree because it produces so much pollen.
- Ancient petroglyphs can still be seen within the city limits in their natural state.
- The palm trees all across Phoenix are not native. In fact, no palm is native to Phoenix.
- The Make-A-Wish Foundation was founded in Phoenix.
- The Phoenix Financial Center on Central Ave. was built by IBM and designed to look like a computer punch card.
Famous People from Phoenix
Mare Winningham, Linda Carter, Stevie Nicks, Emma Stone, Joe Jonas, Barbara Eden, Andy Devine, Josh McDermitt.