Nogales is a beautiful city located in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States of America. According to a recent study, Nogales has a population of 21.017 residents and an area of 20.8 square miles. Nogales is also the county seat of Santa Cruz County and borders a Mexican city called Nogales, in the Sonora area. The name of the city - Nogales means in Spanish "black walnuts" and was given to the area after the walnut trees that used to grow in both cities of Nogales - in the United States and in Mexico. Notable locals of the city include actress Movita Castaneda, director Jack Hannah, artist Emilia Arana and editor Jack O'Conner.
Top Attractions within Nogales
Palo Duro Creek Golf Course is a great golf course located within Nogales where locals often gather to see competitions or to take lessons from professionals.
Kino Springs Country Club is a club where tourists can have a lot of activities and among them - golfing. The country club is also known in the area of Nogales for the great food it serves - mainly dishes of the local cuisine.
Nogales - Pimeria Alta Historical Society is a historical museum offering a lot of information regarding the history of Nogales and of the area surrounding it. Many details about the Mexican city bearing the same name are also available during a guided tour. Galleries and exhibitions of this attraction are great and include a lot of artifacts of the first settlers of the city.
Nogales - Hilltop Art Gallery is the best place where tourists can admire the beautiful works of the local artists. The gallery also has the right to sell a part of the exposed artworks.
Nogales Historic Area is an area downtown where a large part of the buildings have historical significance in the past of the city. This is why most of them were listed on the National Register of Historic Places.