Tempe (Arizona)

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Coordinates 33°24′46″N 111°56′35″W
Country United States
State Arizona
County Maricopa
Incorporated October 15, 1892
Named for Vale of Tempe
Elevation 1,140–1,495 ft (347.47 – 455.68 m)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST (no DST))
ZIP code 85281–85285, 85287
Area codes 480 and 602
FIPS code 04-73000
Website www.tempe.gov
Government (Body) Tempe City Council
Government (Mayor) Corey Woods (D)
Government (City) 40.15 sq mi (103.99 km2)
Government (Land) 39.94 sq mi (103.45 km2)
Government (Water) 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
Area (City) 40.15 sq mi (103.99 km2)
Area (Land) 39.94 sq mi (103.45 km2)
Area (Water) 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
Population (2020) (City) 180,587
Population (2020) (Rank) US: 143rd
Population (2020) (Density) 4,521.34/sq mi (1,745.72/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 4,574,531 (US: 12th)
Population (2020) (Demonym) Tempean

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Tempe (/tɛmˈpiː/tem-PEE; Oidbaḍ in O'odham) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2020 population of 180,587. The city is named after the Vale of Tempe in Greece. Tempe is located in the East Valley section of metropolitan Phoenix; it is bordered by Phoenix and Guadalupe on the west, Scottsdale and the Salt River Pima–Maricopa Indian Community on the north, Chandler on the south, and Mesa on the east. Tempe is also the location of the main campus of Arizona State University. The Hohokam lived in this area and built canals to support their agriculture. They abandoned their settlements during the 15th century, with a few individuals and families remaining nearby.

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