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Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale Arizona
Full nameCity of Scottsdale
Official nameCity of Scottsdale
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
MayorJim Lane
Total Area184.2 sq mi (477.1 km2)
Land Area184.0 sq mi (476.6 km2)
Water Area0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation1257 ft (383.1 m)
Total Population217385 (2010)
Density (pop.)503.8/km2 (1305.2/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneMST (no DST) (UTC-7)
Area code480
FIPS code04-65000

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Scottsdale (O'odham Vaṣai S-vaṣonĭ; Yaqui Eskatel) is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, adjacent to Phoenix. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, as of 2010 the population of the city was 217,385. The New York Times described downtown Scottsdale as "a desert version of Miami's South Beach" and as having "plenty of late night partying and a buzzing hotel scene".

Scottsdale is bordered to the west by Phoenix and Paradise Valley, to the north by Carefree, to the south by Tempe, and to the east by Fountain Hills and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

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