Introduction to South Tucson, Arizona
South Tucson, Arizona, in Pima county, is 2 miles SW of Tucson, Arizona. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns tat it shares the Tucson metropolitan area with. South Tucson's population is approximately 5,490.
South Tucson History
South Tucson was incorporated as a city in 1940. The city is heavily influenced by Hispanic culture, mainly Mexican.
South Tucson and nearby Attractions
- Tucson Greyhound Park
- Arizona Historical Society Downtown Museum
- San Xavier del Bac Mission
- International Wildlife Museum
- Arthur Pack Regional Park
Things To Do In South Tucson
Local museums include the Arizona Historical Society Downtown Museum and the International Wildlife Museum. The city offers recreational facilities like the Arthur Pack Regional Park, the Catalina State Park and the Tucson Greyhound Park. The Spanish colonial church, San Xavier del Bac, was built between 1783-1797 by Papago Native Americans.
South Tucson Transportation
Flights are available from Tucson International Airport.
South Tucson Higher Education
Northeast Technical College is nearby.