Sierra Vista is located in Arizona.
Sierra Vista, Arizona has a population of
The median household income in Sierra Vista, Arizona is
The median household income for the surrounding county is $41,668
compared to the national median of $50,935.
The median age of people living in Sierra Vista is
Sierra Vista Weather
The average high temperature in July is 92
degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 33.3 degrees.
The average rainfall is approximately 14.6 inches
per year, with 0.6 inches of snow per year.
No weather information available.
Located 75 miles southeast of Tucson, Sierra Vista (Spanish for “Mountain View”) is a thriving community and serves as the main commercial, cultural, and recreational hub of Cochise County. The city is surrounded by the unique beauty of the Huachuca, Dragoon, and Mule Mountains and is bordered on the east by the San Pedro River, one of the premier bird-watching destinations in the country. At an elevation of 4,600 feet, Sierra Vista not only boasts magnificent mountain views, but also a temperate year-round climate, abundant sunshine and clean, fresh air.
Activities and Attractions
Sierra Vista is a fun place with lots going on around the year, like the lofty hot air balloon festival, an exciting women's professional rodeo, and the annual toe-tapping Cochise Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering of the Southwest. Other local annual events include the Fiesta Culturals, a Fourth of July Celebration, Southwest Wings Birding Festival, and the Annual Fry Boulevard Holiday Lighting Ceremony. Fort Huachuca Museum is a popular spot for visitors interested in the area's military history. The Historical Museum and Annex showcases military heritage, and the Buffalo Soldier's Memorial is a tribute to African-American soldiers. One of the most popular birding spots is the Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, which attracts bird lovers from around the world.