Introduction to Safford, Arizona
Safford, Arizona, in Graham county, is 82 miles NE of Tucson, Arizona. The city has a population of 9,232.
Safford is the county seat of Graham County. It was established by pioneers from Gila Bend, Arizona, in 1874. The town of Safford received official incorporation in 1901, and it became a city in 1955.
Stafford and nearby Attractions
- Pima Air and Space Museum
- Pusch Ridge Wilderness
- Amerind Foundation Museum
- Sabino Canyon Recreation Area
- Fort Lowell Museum
- Bear Wallow Wilderness
Things To Do In Stafford
Notable local attractions include Roper Lake State Park, Black Hills Rockhound Area, Discovery Park and the Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area. The Mt. Graham Golf Course is nearby as well. The area celebrates the Harvest Festival and the Graham County Fair every October.
Tucson International Airport is nearby.
Stafford Higher Education
Pima Community College, Northland Pioneer College and Cochise College are all accessible from Stafford.