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Willcox is located in Cochise County
east of Tucson
between Benson and the New Mexico state line along Interstate 10 near the Coronado National Forest
. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 3,642, an increase of 520 since 1990.
Willcox was founded when the Southern Pacific railroad which first ran through the area in 1880. The renovated historic Southern Pacific Depot is just one of the attractions in the downtown area of Willcox. The Rex Allen Museum and the Cowboy Hall of Fame pay tribute to the city's most famous son, Rex Allen, and the ranching influence. The Chiricahua Regional Museum houses many artifacts and exhibits of the area, as well as the Chiricahua Apache Indians.
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10/23 Coming to The area
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be:
Concert (Saturday night),
Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and
RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.
Tucson Greek Festival Tucson AZ September26-29 Of course, there is live Greek music, dancing, and our exquisite food. But there is even more for you to explore. There are different cooking demonstrations every day so that you can learn to replicate our pastries and delicious meals at home.