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Lukeville is a small populated place on the U.S.-Mexico border in southern Pima County, Arizona, United States.

Lukeville, Arizona
Lukeville is located in Arizona
Lukeville
Lukeville
Location within the state of Arizona
Lukeville is located in the United States
Lukeville
Lukeville
Lukeville (the United States)
Coordinates: 31°52′57″N 112°48′57″W / 31.88250°N 112.81583°W / 31.88250; -112.81583Coordinates: 31°52′57″N 112°48′57″W / 31.88250°N 112.81583°W / 31.88250; -112.81583
CountryUnited States
StateArizona
CountyPima
Elevation1,398 ft (426 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (MST)
Area code(s)520
FIPS code04-42870
GNIS feature ID7544

The community consists of the Lukeville Port of Entry border crossing into Sonoyta, Sonora, Mexico, together with a gas station, a US Post Office, a duty-free shop, and a stop-over spot for buses that are bound for Phoenix and Tucson. It is the terminus of State Route 85 and is located entirely within Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Its population was approximately 35 at the 2000 census, 27 (77%) of whom were Hispanic or Latino.[2]

The post office building at Lukeville, which still displays the older crossing name of Gringo Pass.

ClimateEdit

This area has a large amount of sunshine year round due to its stable descending air and high pressure. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Lukeville has a desert climate, abbreviated "BWh" on climate maps.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Lukeville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Lukeville, Arizona