Originally Posted by JManc
an arizona megapolitan? it's 100 miles of catci, ostrich farms and nothingness separating tucson from phoenix.
Actually, not so much anymore. Except for the Gila River Indian Reservation (which has development of it's own along I-10 just south of Phoenix, including a new high-rise casino hotel and other operations), the gaps are filling in, and cities are springing up between the two. Maricopa has over 43,000 people now, Eloy 12,000, Casa Grande 50,000, Florence 26,000, Coolidge 10,000 and more...Pinal County (the county between the two cities) has suburbs of Phoenix sprawling in from the north and suburbs of Tucson sprawling up from the south, and the population has surged thusly: