Yuma is considered the crown jewel of the desert Southwest with over 310 days of sunshine, causing the population to double in the winter months with Winter Visitors.
Yuma, Arizona is located in the Southwestern corner of Arizona in the Sonoran Desert, bordering California and Mexico. Yuma County is:
Yuma County, AZ has many outdoor recreational activities to enjoy ranging from hiking, kayaking, golfing, and swimming as well as local events such as Midnight at the Oasis, The Colorado River Balloon Festival, Rio De Cerveza Beer Festival, the City of Somerton Tamale Festival, Dorothy Young Memorial Electric Light Parade, and numerous city block parties. Yuma County is home to the Yuma International Airport making nationwide travel easy. Yuma County accommodates its citizens with the Yuma County Area Transit System and many paved bike paths for convenient local transportation. Yuma County is in line for positive growth as many growing companies are locating to the area due to skilled workforce and the convenient location.