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Santa Cruz County, Arizona

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Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Map of Arizona highlighting Santa Cruz County
Location in the state of Arizona
Map of the USA highlighting Arizona
Arizona's location in the U.S.
Founded March 15, 1899
Seat Nogales
Largest City Nogales
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,238 sq mi (3,206 km²)
1,237 sq mi (3,204 km²)
1.2 sq mi (3 km²), 0.1%
 - (2017)
 - Density

38/sq mi (15/km²)
Time zone Mountain: UTC-7

Santa Cruz is a county in southern Arizona. As of the 2010 census, the population was 47,420.[1] The county seat is Nogales.[2] The county was founded on March 15, 1899. It borders Pima County to the north and west, Cochise County to the east, and the Mexican state of Sonora to the south.


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 18, 2014. 
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.