Nicknamed 'The Grand Canyon State', Arizona is in the southwestern United States. The Coconino County, one of 15 counties in Arizona, is the second largest county in the lower 48 US states by land area.
The state capital and also the largest city in Arizona is Phoenix. Mesa and Glendale are two other cities in Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Located in southern Arizona, Referred to as 'The Old Pueblo', Tucson is state's second largest city. The city of Yuma hosts several fairs and festivals throughout winter.
Famous for red sandstone formations, Sedona features several hiking and mountain biking trails. Other major cities in Arizona include Chandler, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Tempe, and Flagstaff.
Getting In and Around
The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is the busiest airport in Arizona.
Amtrak operates the Southwest Chief, Sunset Limited, and Texas Eagle passenger trains through the state.
Main interstate highways in Arizona are: I-17, I-19 (south-north), I-8, I-10, and I-40 (west-east), and I-15.
Last Updated Date: August 26th, 2017
List of Counties in Arizona