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Welcome to Old Tucson ...

Old Tucson is located in Pima County<1>.

The location of Old Tucson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Old Tucson is 2,660 feet [811 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Old Tucson is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Old Tucson lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Old Tucson lies within the (520) area code.

Communities near Old Tucson ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Old Tucson.

  • Tucson [Pima County]
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    • Tucson [Pima County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Old Tucson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 548,073 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucson<5>
  • Marana [Pima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marana
    • Marana [Pima County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Old Tucson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,030 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marana<5>
  • Oro Valley [Pima County]
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    • Oro Valley [Pima County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Old Tucson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oro Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oro Valley<5>
  • South Tucson [Pima County]
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    • South Tucson [Pima County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Old Tucson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,715 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Drexel Heights [Pima County]
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      • Drexel Heights [Pima County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Old Tucson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drexel Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drexel Heights
    • Flowing Wells [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowing Wells
      • Flowing Wells [Pima County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Old Tucson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowing Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowing Wells
    • Pascua Yaqui Indian Village [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pascua Yaqui Indian Village
      • Pascua Yaqui Indian Village [Pima County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Old Tucson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pascua Yaqui Indian Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pascua Yaqui Indian Village
    • Cortaro [Pima County]
    • Casas Adobes [Pima County]
    • Polo Village [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polo Village
      • Polo Village [Pima County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Old Tucson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polo Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polo Village

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Old Tucson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Old Tucson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Old Tucson. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Old Tucson.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Old Tucson. See our Newspapers Page for Old Tucson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Old Tucson ...

Looking for more information about Old Tucson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Old Tucson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Old Tucson.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pima County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Old Tucson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Pima County: www.co.pima.az.us/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Pima, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Old Tucson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Old Tucson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Tucson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2181, Longitude: -111.1301       In this case, the coordinates for Old Tucson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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