Yuma, Arizona is located in the southwest area of the United States, on the southern border of the United States with Mexico. Yuma is located in the southwestern corner of the state of Arizona where the state borders California.

Yuma is a true oasis in the desert situated between Phoenix and San Diego on Interstate 8 and at the spot where through history where it was safest to cross the Colorado River. Yuma is a great destination in its own right, offering the river and lakes, the beautiful Sonoran Desert and mountains, sand dunes, and historic sites.

Yuma is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. The population of the city was 93,064 at the 2010 census which nearly doubles during the winter season. Yuma, Arizona is one of the fastest growing areas in the United States.

Soak in the warm, dry and sunny blue skies where the sun shines 310 days a year. It is perfect for outdoor activities and a migratory haven for snowbirds. Yuma is well known for its premier military presence with The Marine Corps Air Station and the Yuma Proving Ground located here.

Agriculture plays a dominant role in the Yuma County economy. The value of crops, livestock, fruits and vegetables produced on Yuma County farms and ranches is an estimated $2.5 billion a year in a 2013 University of Arizona study.

Aerial View Of Yuma, Arizona
Thousands of visitors take advantage of Los Algodones in Baja California, Mexico every year. Discounts on eyeglasses, dental procedures and possibly the heaviest concentration of physicians, pharmacists, dentists and opticians in a four block area in the world is the draw. English is universally spoken and the currency is the American dollar. You need your passport, possibly a visa depending on your country of origin.

In Yuma itself, the Yuma Regional Medical Center is a 406-bed, not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing outstanding medical care to the residents of Yuma and the surrounding communities in southwestern Arizona. The YRMC team includes over 2,000 employees, 300 doctors and hundreds of volunteers who work closely together to create a welcoming, caring, and compassionate environment for patients and their families.

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