Those of us who live and work in Tucson, Arizona may know that the city is just about 60 miles north of the Mexico border. We know it is the second largest city in Arizona. But for outsiders, Tucson has some surprising aspects. Here are 6 quick facts that outsiders may not know about Tucson.
Tucson is nicknamed Optics Valley because there are about 150 companies here that are involved in the optics and optoelectronics businesses.
Besides being home to the University of Arizona there are 11 other post-secondary schools in Tucson.
Tucson is home to the United States Handball Association Hall of Fame.
The Tucson Symphony Orchestra has been in existence since 1929.
The area is home to the Titan Missile Museum, a former nuclear missile silo that has become a tourist attraction.
Interstate 19, which runs south out of Tucson, is the only Interstate highway in the country that uses “kilometer posts” instead of “mileposts”
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