Tucson Quick Guide
Tucson is surrounded by canyons and beautiful mountain ranges. Along with picture perfect desert sunsets, temperate climate, and a rich mix of cultures, it's no wonder that Tucson is considered by many to be among the best places to live and work in the country.
In addition to the blend of Native American, Spanish and Mexican cultures found here, as well as the city's ties to the Old West, today's Tucson is a center for astronomy and space exploration, which is reflected in the variety of companies and agencies located here, including IBM, Intuit and Raytheon Missile Systems.
Tucson's economy is driven by aerospace, education, electronic equipment, government, high technology, international trade, optical manufacturing, and tourism.
Tucson's city hall is located at 225 W. Alameda. The mayor's office is located here, as well as several other city offices departments. Residents are encouraged to contact the city's Information Line by calling (520) 792-CITY (792-2489) for help with community issues and to find other departments that are located throughout the city.
Getting Around or Getting Away
Map driving directions from Tucson to a number of popular destinations from the South Side to the Foothills.