Phoenix was fouded in 1861 by Jack Swilling and has come to be the 6th biggest city in the United States of America and the largest in Arizona with a population of 1.513 million people calling Phoenix home. Phoenix means valley of the Sun. Also Phoenix is 517.9 square miles, and is home to 5 proffesional sports franchises.
Phoenix is has a average temperature around 104.2 in July as the hottest month and a average of 65.0 in January as the coldest month. The driest month is June with a average amount of rainfall being 0.09 and the high in March with a average of 1.07 inches of rainfall.
In Arizona there are many historical monuments or museums so here are 5 of them. First there is the Pueblo Grande Ruin, South Mountain Park, Heritage Square, Camelback Mountain, and Phoenix Zoo. The Publo Grande Ruin is a pre-colombian site in Phoenix Arizona that homes a series of canals and irrafation mounds. South Mountain Park is the largest park in Arizona at 16,000 acres, it is also home to many wildlife trails and views od the city Phoenix. Heritage Square is a old fashion place with tours through old houses from the late 1800's. Phoenis zoo was opened i n 1962 and is currently the largest non-profit owned zoo in America.