Sahuarita, Arizona

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Sahuarita Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Sahuarita?

  • The parks and the people. (Trista, 2.5 years)
  • Small town feel. (Bonnie, 5 years)
  • The Fry’s and Walmart! And now Sprouts! These are the cleanest, biggest, friendliest stores in AZ! (Anonymous, 8 years)
  • Wasn’t a town.. (Marji, 14 years)
  • Small town/less traffic. (Christina, 16 years)
  • Small town vibe. (Christina, 40 years)
  • When there were less people. (Martin, 61 years)
  • It used to be peace and quiet. (Anonymous, N/A)

Sahuarita Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Sahuarita?

  • How small the yards are in Rancho. (Trista, 2.5 years)
  • High HOA fees. (Bonnie, 5 years)
  • When Sahuarita became a town. (Marji, 14 years)
  • Nothing to do, no shopping or places to eat. (Christina, 16 years)
  • Not enough selections for eating out and shopping. (Christina, 40 years)
  • Rancho Sahuarita. (Martin, 61 years)
  • All the new people. Their walking paths our a mess I think it just isn’t delightful the town of Sahuarita is not doing a good job it’s over crowded you can only fit so many houses and so many places. Our schools are overcrowded. (Anonymous, N/A)

Sahuarita Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Sahuarita?

  • Swim, mini golf, it’s a short drive to hiking and camping, there are lots of events all the time for free. (Trista, 2.5 years)
  • Pools, city events, mine, missile museum. (Bonnie, 5 years)
  • If your a “Rancho” resident there are lots of things to do, otherwise there are lots of nice parks. (Anonymous, 8 years)
  • Go to Madera Canyon. (Christina, 16 years)
  • Fishing at Sahuarita Lake. (Christina, 40 years)
  • The sports used to be great down here for the little league in the upper League but now it’s a cost factor for some families that aren’t able to be involved. (Anonymous, N/A)

Sahuarita’s Reputation

What’s Sahuarita known for?

  • Rancho. (Trista, 2.5 years)
  • Probably “Rancho Sahuarita” and the animal and water park. (Anonymous, 8 years)
  • Pecans. (Christina, 16 years)
  • PECANS. (Christina, 40 years)
  • Was a smaller town. (Martin, 61 years)
  • It used to be baseball and softball. (Anonymous, N/A)

Sahuarita Crime

What’s the crime like in Sahuarita? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • I don’t know, someone hit my car and drove off, so maybe that. (Trista, 2.5 years)
  • Low. (Bonnie, 5 years)
  • I’ve never had an issue. I feel very safe. (Anonymous, 8 years)
  • When I lived there, nothing ever happened. (Marji, 14 years)
  • Not much unless you live in Rancho. (Christina, 16 years)
  • None that I know of. (Christina, 40 years)
  • Rancho Sahuarita. (Martin, 61 years)
  • A lot now that there’s so many people. (Anonymous, N/A)

Sahuarita Advice

Any advice for people moving to Sahuarita?

  • Do your homework if you like land, avoid Rancho. If you like amenities, live in Rancho. (Trista, 2.5 years)
  • It’s a great place to raise a family. (Bonnie, 5 years)
  • You will have access to lots of amenities if you move to Rancho but the yards are tiny and I prefer to stay far away from an HOA. (Anonymous, 8 years)
  • Don’t it’s too crowded. Tucson found a way to contaminate the peaceful life. (Marji, 14 years)
  • Drive to Tucson a few times see if you want to do that every weekend. (Christina, 16 years)
  • Try not to bring your city attitudes. (Christina, 40 years)
  • Don’t do it. (Martin, 61 years)
  • Don’t. (Anonymous, N/A)

Sahuarita Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Sahuarita (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • 4th of July was super fun! So is the movies under the stars and the Easter “Egg-stravaganza”. (Trista, 2.5 years)
  • Four wheeling at the dump before there was trash. (Marji, 14 years)
  • School sports. (Martin, 61 years)
  • Crazy. Waking up every morning hearing sirens. (Anonymous, N/A)

Sahuarita’s Future

How do you think Sahuarita will change over the next 10 years?

  • More people, more shopping, it will get too big for my taste. (Trista, 2.5 years)
  • Get bigger, more shopping. (Bonnie, 5 years)
  • It’s growing very fast. (Anonymous, 8 years)
  • It’s not the same, just like any other city. (Marji, 14 years)
  • More business, housing. (Christina, 16 years)
  • I see is growing so much bigger maybe spreading out to the rural areas. (Christina, 40 years)
  • Not for the better. (Martin, 61 years)
  • Badly. Schools overcrowded. More accidents. (Anonymous, N/A)

Sahuarita Facts

Any other interesting facts about Sahuarita?

  • Right now it’s a big place with a small town feel. (Trista, 2.5 years)
  • This town used to be a very peaceful and community togetherness. Now you have people that think they’re better than others they are teaching their children that way. (Anonymous, N/A)