1) Land Area: 185.2 square miles
2) Dimensions: 31.2 miles north/south and 11.0 miles east/west
3) Elevation Range: 3,800 feet (from 1,100 feet up to 4,900 feet)
4) Adjacent Communities:
West: City of Phoenix & Town of Paradise Valley
South: City of Tempe
East: Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community & Town of Fountain hills
North: Town of Carefree & Town of Cave Creek
5) School Districts: Scottsdale, Balsz, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Cave Creek
6) Natural Vegetation: Lower and Upper Sonoran Desert, Chaparral, Pinon/Juniper Woodland
7) Average Annual Rainfall: 7 to 12 inches (generally lowest in south and highest in north)