Facts About Scottsdale
Scottsdale was founded in 1894 by Albert G. Utley, a former banker.
Scottsdale has an arid desert climate, sees 314 sunny days annually and receives only 7.66 inches of rain every year.
The city’s slogan is “The West’s Most Western Town”.
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and is part of the Greater Phoenix Area.
The city was incorporated in 1951.
The estimated population of Scottsdale is 258,069, as of 2019.
The lowest temperature ever recorded in the city is 16.0 °F, on January 7, 1913, and the highest was 122 °F, on June 26, 1990.
Scottsdale is twinned with the following sister cities Álamos, Sonora, Mexico; Cairns, Queensland, Australia; Interlaken, Switzerland; Haikou, Hainan, China; Kingston, Ontario, Canada; Marrakech, Morocco & Uasin Gishu, Kenya.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 184.4 square miles, of which 184.2 square miles is land and 0.2 square miles is water.
The city is loosely divided into four areas: South Scottsdale, Old town Scottsdale, Central Scottsdale and North Scottsdale.