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Mortimore is a residential community located in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson is a growing metropolis with over a million people. The city is 118 miles from the state’s capital of Phoenix and 60 miles from the Mexican border. This offers a unique blend of cultures including Mexican, Spanish, American, and Native American. The city is home to the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and the Tucson International Airport.
East Benson Highway, South Alvernon Way, South Palo Verde Road, and Interstate 10 border the Mortimore community. Mortimore residents enjoy a panoramic view of the desert suburbs, which include the Red Rock Mountains and the banks of the Santa Cruz River. Convenient access to Interstate 10 allows residents to travel to the city and surrounding attractions such as Gates Pass, The International Wildlife Museum, and the Saguaro National Park.
Residents can enjoy outside activities at one of the many parks in the area. Within minutes of the neighborhood are small parks such as Mission Park, Sunnyside Park, and the Sam Lena Recreation Area. In the surrounding areas, larger parks such as John F. Kennedy Park, Santa Cruz River Park, and Tucson Mountain Park provide residents with picnic areas, campgrounds, and hiking trails.
Alta Vista High School, Desert View High School, Los Ninos Elementary School, Sierra Middle School, and the Los Ranchitos Elementary Schools serve the young people of Mortimore community for their educational needs.
The area has plenty of places to shop. Choices include Irvington Plaza Shopping Center, Grant Plaza South Shopping Center, and Del Monte Shopping Center in addition to the El Con Mall and Zumiez Park Place Mall.