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How "The West's Most Western Town" Has Grown

How "The West's Most Western Town" Has Grown
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  • Contest: 2020 Best Overall Cartography
  • Submitter: Mele Koneya
  • Email: mkoneya@scottsdaleaz.gov
  • Authors: Mele Koneya
  • Organization: City of Scottsdale
  • Description: Scottsdale, Arizona, is known as a vacation and business destination that began as a small farming community with a rich history of ranches, farms, and settlers. On June 25, 1951, Scottsdale officially adopted “The West’s Most Western Town” as its motto to reflect its small-town, western heritage.
    The town expanded rapidly during the 1950s, growing to a population of more than 10,000 within an area of about five square miles by 1960. By the end of the 1960s, Scottsdale’s population had increased six-fold to nearly 68,000 while its land area increased twelve-fold to 62 square miles.
    The following decades brought even more growth in population and land area. By 1980, its population of more than 88,000 covered 88.6 square miles. By 1990, it had reached more than 130,000 in population and expanded to roughly its present size—about 185 square miles. Today, the city is home to more than 230,000.
    This map was created to show Scottsdale’s growth by construction year of the assessed parcels.
  • Data Sources: City of Scottsdale, Maricopa County Assessor, Scottsdale Public Library, Scottsdale Historical Society