Sitemap to all pages covering the state of Arizona. Unless otherwise noted, all photographs taken by Alex Nitzman, Andy Field and Kevin Trinkle. Many thanks to Joe Lockhart, Casey Cooper, Tyson Hugie, Thomas Gunther, David Wilson, Kenyon Schuett, Mike Ballard, and Steve Hanudel for assisting with the phototaking and driving throughout the Grand Canyon State!
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- Capital: Phoenix
- Nickname: Grand Canyon State
- Arizona is historically known for the five "C's":
- Cattle - ranching is a significant part of Arizona's agricultural industry
- Citrus - oranges, limes, lemons, and grapefruits are commonly grown in the warmer southern and central parts of the state
- Climate - abundant sunshine makes for moderate winters and hot summers
- Copper - significant mining commodity, especially in southeastern Arizona
- Cotton - this is another major crop of the Grand Canyon State
- Area: 113,998.30 square miles or 295,260 square kilometers, 6th largest
- Statehood: 48th state; admitted February 14, 1912
- Total Interstate Mileage: 1,168.64 miles
- Highest Point: Humphreys Peak (north of Flagstaff), 12,633 Feet above Sea Level
Driving the roads in Arizona can be an amazing experience with many spectacular views and historic towns to drive through. If you are wanting to get started on your road trip but are struggling with credit problems, there are many used car dealerships that offer programs like buy here pay here AZ that can work with you and your unique situation.
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Page Updated 10-28-2011.