Marana, Arizona

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that is coordinated by the Marana Unified School District. Although, Flowing Wells Unified School District coordinates the education in the municipality’s extreme southeastern section. To name some of the eponymous district’s schools, there are: Marana High School, Mountain View High School (Mountain View High School (Marana)), Marana Middle School, Tortolita Middle School, Estes Elementary, Twin Peaks Elementary, Coyote Trails Elementary, Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary, DeGrazia Elementary


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commercial airlines. Residents can use the Tucson International Airport to fly commercial. * Marana Community Information Livemarana.com has shopping, entertainment and community information. History Archaeologists have found about 4,200 years of continuous human settlement in the vicinity of Marana and the middle Santa Cruz Valley. Many important archaeological sites occur near Marana. *Las Capas a large, early agricultural site, related to the nearby Costello-King site near Ina Road and the Interstate 10 interchange. It was occupied from 4,200 to 2,500 years ago. It is the site of the oldest known cemetery in the southwest and the oldest known canals in North America also the oldest tobacco pipes in the world. *Los Morteros a Hohokam ballcourt village ruin located on the Santa Cruz floodplain near the Point of the Mountain at the northern end of the Tucson Mountains. Los Morteros has also been identified as the probable location of the Llano del Azotado campsite used by the Juan Bautista de Anza expedition in 1775. The location is near the present day Arizona Portland Cement Plant in the Town of Marana. *Linda Vista Hill dating between 1200 and 1350 A.D., is a Trincheras culture site in the Tucson Mountains, that inhabited mountain slopes overlooking arable land along streams. The hillside site has more than 150 terraces and 75 pit-houses excavated into the terraces and a massive adobe-walled compound located on the hill summit. *Marana Mound, dating between 1150 and 1300 A.D., is the remnant of a large platform mound that was the center of the Hohokam community that lived between the Santa Cruz River and the Tortolita Mountains. The mound is surrounded by an adobe compound wall from which multiple rooms were constructed and was associated with 30-35 nearby residential compounds with multiple house features both inside and outside the compounds, wall segments, and trash mounds The whole complex covers an area of approximately one square mile. *In 1775, Juan Bautista de Anza, Captain of the Presidio of Tubac, led an expedition north along the Santa Cruz River to found the city of San Francisco. His group of about 200 included 30 soldiers and their families and a number of escorts. They brought more than 1,000 head of livestock. Their campsite was at what is now the CalPortland Cement Plant near Marana. A . Flooding from the storm inundated the towns of Marana (Marana, Arizona) and Sells (Sells, Arizona), both in Pima County (Pima County, Arizona). Total damage in Pima and Pinal (Pinal County, Arizona) Counties exceeded $11 million (1962 USD). - valign top Marana (Marana, Arizona) (near Tucson (Tucson, Arizona)) AVQ


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of Tucson (Tucson, Arizona), with a small portion in Pinal County (Pinal County, Arizona). Civicplus.com According to the 2010 United States Census 2010 census , the population of the town is 34,961. Marana was the fourth fastest-growing place among all cities and towns in Arizona of any size from 1990 to 2000


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commercial airlines. Residents can use the Tucson International Airport to fly commercial. * Marana Community Information Livemarana.com has shopping, entertainment and community information. History Archaeologists have found about 4,200 years of continuous human settlement in the vicinity of Marana and the middle Santa Cruz Valley. Many important archaeological sites occur near Marana. *Las Capas a large, early agricultural site


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for the town was $28,468. About 6.1% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under age 18 and 2.3% of those age 65 or over. Town facts thumb left Pinal Airpark, Marana, AZ (File:Pinal Airpark.jpg) * Marana was named for the Spanish (Spanish language) word ''maraña'' ("thicket") by 19th century railroad workers who had to clear a line through the area. * In 2007, Marana began hosting the PGA Tour's WGC-Accenture Match Play

Championship (now the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship). Held in late February, the event included the world's top 64 professional golfers. Henrik Stenson won the inaugural event, and Tiger Woods won in 2008, defeating Stewart Cink. Geoff Ogilvy won the 2009 version by defeating Paul Casey. Ian Poulter won the 2010 event and Luke Donald took the 2011 title. The tournament remained in Marana through 2014. (In September 2014, Cadillac was announced as the new

in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship played in Marana, Arizona, falling 8 & 7 in the 36-hole final to top-ranked Tiger Woods. In June 2008, he reached his highest ever ranking, sixth, in the Official World Golf Rankings with his victory at the Travelers Championship in suburban Hartford (Hartford, Connecticut). Week 25 – Stewart Cink Wins the Travelers Championship


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, and trash mounds The whole complex covers an area of approximately one square mile. *In 1775, Juan Bautista de Anza, Captain of the Presidio of Tubac, led an expedition north along the Santa Cruz River to found the city of San Francisco. His group of about 200 included 30 soldiers and their families and a number of escorts. They brought more than 1,000 head of livestock. Their campsite was at what is now the CalPortland Cement Plant near Marana. A segment


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;br 98.3 KOHT - Rhythmic Top 40 (Serves entire Tucson market, but actual city of license is Marana) 99.5 KIIM (KIIM-FM) - Country 99.9 KESZ - Soft Adult Contemporary (actually a Phoenix, Arizona station but not fringe in Marana) 102.1 KFMA - Alternative Rock 104.1 KQTH - News Conservative Talk 106.3 KTGV - Rhythmic Oldies 107.5 KHYT - Classic Rock References External links


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*Town of Marana - official site *''Marana News'' - local newspaper *Topographic map and aerial photo from USGS via Microsoft Research Maps *Pioneering People on a Corridor of Change Marana’s Cultural Heritage * Cultural and Historic Resource Acquisitions, Los Morteros accessed from Pima County website . Flooding from the storm inundated the towns of Marana (Marana, Arizona) and Sells (Sells, Arizona), both in Pima County (Pima County, Arizona). Total damage in Pima and Pinal (Pinal County, Arizona) Counties exceeded $11 million (1962 USD). - valign top Marana (Marana, Arizona) (near Tucson (Tucson, Arizona)) AVQ


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operations while the sale was pending. 1013 Communications already owned a free-distribution weekly called the ''Explorer'', serving Oro Valley (Oro Valley, Arizona) and Marana (Marana, Arizona) in north suburban Tucson (Tucson, Arizona).


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and Climbs to Career High World Number Six On 23 February 2011, in Marana, Arizona, Poulter became the first defending champion in nine years to be eliminated in the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. He did however enjoy greater success in the European Tour's own match play event, the Volvo World Match Play Championship where he won the title beating Ryder Cup team mate Luke Donald 2&1 in the final. He had previously beaten the world number

Marana, Arizona

'''Marana''' is a town in Pima County (Pima County, Arizona), Arizona, located northwest of Tucson (Tucson, Arizona), with a small portion in Pinal County (Pinal County, Arizona). Civicplus.com According to the 2010 United States Census 2010 census , the population of the town is 34,961. Marana was the fourth fastest-growing place among all cities and towns in Arizona of any size from 1990 to 2000.

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