It was first established in 1692 by Eusebio Kino, a priest who founded a mission and church there.
Today, Tucson is known for its surrounding mountains, dry and hot desert climate, the number of optical companies located in the city, its art, and university.
People Born in Tucson
Tucson in People's Lives
Adelaide Kane: I traveled here in 2012 to film scenes of the movie Goats.
Viggo Mortensen: I traveled here to film scenes of the movie Young Guns II.