Tempe Arizona is located in Maricopa County. In 2008 population was said to be 175,523. Tempe is located in the East Valley section of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Tempe is bordered by Phoenix and Guadalupe on the west, Scottsdale on the north, Chandler on the south, and Mesa on the east. Tempe is named after the Vale of Tempe in Greece. In the 20th and 21st centuries, Tempe has expanded not only as a suburb of Phoenix, but also a center of education and commerce in its own right. Tempe is the location of US Airways Group’s corporate headquarters, and of Arizona State University’s oldest and largest campus.
To read more about Tempe Arizona here is a link to Wikipedia.
Below are other links about Tempe Arizona that may be of interest:
- Link to Tempe Arizona provided by the City of Tempe
- City of Tempe Arizona Convention Bureau
- City of Tempe Web Cams
- Arizona Republic Section Devoted to Tempe
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