The city is located 108 miles (174 km) southeast of Phoenix and 60 mi (97 km) north of the U. Tucson is the 33rd largest city and the 53rd largest metropolitan area in the United States.
Major incorporated suburbs of Tucson include Oro Valley and Marana northwest of the city, Sahuarita south of the city, and South Tucson in an enclave south of downtown.
The Spanish name of the city, Tucsón Tucson was probably first visited by Paleo-Indians, known to have been in southern Arizona about 12,000 years ago.
Recent archaeological excavations near the Santa Cruz River have located a village site dating from 2100 BC.
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The floodplain of the Santa Cruz River was extensively farmed during the Early Agricultural Period, circa 1200 BC to AD 150.
These people constructed irrigation canals and grew corn, beans, and other crops while gathering wild plants and hunting.
The University of Arizona (also referred to as U of A, UA, or Arizona) is a public research university in Tucson, Arizona, United States.
Founded in 1885, the UA was the first university in the Arizona Territory.