South Tucson & Green Valley


South Tucson (International Airport)
Green Valley (Sahuarita, Green Valley)

Characteristic of Neighborhood

South Tucson (International Airport)
South Tucson is known for being heavily influenced by Hispanic, and especially Mexican culture. It is well known for its Mexican restaurants and colorful architecture.

It was incorporated as a city in 1940 and it covers an area of 1.2 miles. Tucson city is trying to attract more business through a new economic development plan and an incentive program.
This District contains the Tucson International Airport and several large industrial areas.

Housing is inexpensive and typically tract style subdivision.  

Green Valley (Sahuarita, Green Valley)
The Green Valley Area has grown relatively fast within recent time and it offers a wide variety of lifestyles. Three major communities make up the Extended South: Sahuarita, Green Valley, and Corona de Tucson. The little town of Tubac lies just a few miles to the south and has become a haven for top quality artists and has numerous small galleries, shops and cafes.

Homes in this area are priced lower since there is much more land available and many new Constructions are available.

Sahuarita is located just 15 miles south of Tucson and surrounded by majestic mountain ranges and dense Sonoran Desert. It’s close to attractions like Mission San Xavier and Titan Missile Museum. Rancho Sahuarita, Quail Creek and Madera Highlands are a master-planned community which offers economical family living in a semi-rural setting. Houses are a mixture of styles and include both one-story and two-story homes.

Green Valley is a small community near the cycling, hiking and birding areas of the Santa Rita Mountains. Green Valley is an unincorporated retirement community which offers several Adult Communities and Golf Courses. It is located near the cycling, hiking and birding areas of the Santa Rita Mountains.