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10 Interesting Facts About Scottsdale

Facts About Scottsdale

  • Scottsdale was founded in 1894 by Albert G. Utley, a former banker.
  • Scottsdale has an arid desert climate, sees 314 sunny days annually and receives only 7.66 inches of rain every year.
  • The city’s slogan is “The West’s Most Western Town”.
  • Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and is part of the Greater Phoenix Area.
  • The city was incorporated in 1951.
  • The estimated population of Scottsdale is 258,069, as of 2019.
  • The lowest temperature ever recorded in the city is 16.0 °F, on January 7, 1913, and the highest was 122 °F, on June 26, 1990.
  • Scottsdale is twinned with the following sister cities Álamos, Sonora, Mexico; Cairns, Queensland, Australia; Interlaken, Switzerland; Haikou, Hainan, China; Kingston, Ontario, Canada; Marrakech, Morocco & Uasin Gishu, Kenya.
  • According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 184.4 square miles, of which 184.2 square miles is land and 0.2 square miles is water.
  • The city is loosely divided into four areas: South Scottsdale, Old town Scottsdale, Central Scottsdale and North Scottsdale.

 

Facts About Scottsdale
Facts About Scottsdale

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