Pinal County

Pinal County, Arizona

31 N Pinal St
Florence, AZ 85232
Phone: (520) 866-6000
Fax: (520) 866-6512

In south-central AZ, southeast of Phoenix; organized Feb 1, 1875 (prior to statehood) from Pima County. Name Origin: Probably for the Pinal tribe of the Apaches, or for an Apache chief. Name means 'deer' in Apache; in Spanish it means 'pine' or possibly 'the Apaches who live in the pines.' Pine groves and deer can be found on nearby mountains

Area (sq mi):: 5374.09 (land 5369.59; water 4.50) Population per square mile: 42.70
Population 2005: 229,549 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 27.70%; 1990-2000 54.40% Population 2000: 179,727 (White 58.80%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 29.90%; Asian 0.60%; Other 26.30%). Foreign born: 9.00%. Median age: 37.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,025; median household $35,856; Population below poverty level: 16.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,651-$20,153
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 27.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Apache Junction (33,457)
  • Casa Grande (31,192)
  • Florence County seat (17,198)
  • Eloy (10,695)

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    Notes: A Mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on Tuesday October 13, 2015 10:00 AM at the Pinal County Development Services Department (Ocotillo Room), 31 N.
    Banner Casa Grande Medical Center is a full-service, community hospital providing comprehensive quality care to the Casa Grande Valley as well as the surrounding communities of western Pinal County.
    The annual Running of the Gourds Festival, an event that celebrates the fruit's growing popularity, has taken over Pinal County this weekend.
    Jennelle Curtis, a former accounting assistant at the $109 million Pinal County Federal Credit Union in Casa Grande, Ariz.
    Carol Royse and the Carol Royse Team, has joined a group of top agents across the country who have invested in “The Great Home Giveaway” sweepstakes that will allow Maricopa County and Pinal County citizens to enter for a chance to win one of sixteen $10,000 down payments, and one $100,000 grand prize to be used toward the purchase of their new home.
    An inmate in the Pinal County Jail had been telling his fellow prisoners how much he missed his girlfriend, and he just couldn't stand the idea of not seeing her on Valentine's Day to reassure her of his love.
    After breaking away from the high-security prison facility, the Pinal County inmate went straight to the Gallopin' Goose Saloon & Grill where he met his girlfriend, the meeting but is said to have lasted three minutes.
    Twenty-two Central Arizona College students, who live throughout Pinal County, are learning biology paired with natural history in a new course offered for the first time this fall.
    will be a "tremendous economic engine" for the state, which is why it gained approval from the state's House and Senate, according to Pete Rios, chairman of the Pinal County Board of Supervisors.
    Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu says the dead include the pilot and his three children, two boys and a girl aged five to nine.
    Given the nature of the crash and where it happened, it is highly unlikely that anybody survived," Elias Johnson, a spokesman for the Pinal County Sheriff s Office, told AFP by phone.
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