About Tempe

About Tempe

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Tempe, Arizona is located in the heart of Metropolitan Phoenix. Refreshingly offbeat, Tempe is a college town with a personality all its own. It’s a welcoming destination with a spirited lifestyle where you’ll find fun-filled activities at every turn. Let’s help you learn more about our city.

Quick Facts About Tempe

Elevation

1,163.8 feet – from Downtown Tempe

Weather

330 days of sunshine each year; average temperature is 87.3 degrees

Location

Bordered by Mesa, Scottsdale, Phoenix and Chandler and is connected to Interstate 10, Interstate 60, Loop 202 and Loop 101.

Arizona State University

ASU Tempe Campus is one of the largest public universities in the U.S.

Population

Population: 185,000+; median age: 28

Founded

Founded in 1871 by Charles Trumbull Hayden.

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