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Arizona Famous

People listed are almost always native to the state. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a state for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the state in their personal endeavors.
  • William Alchesay chief, scoutn
  • Erika Alexander actress
  • Rex Allen singer, actor
  • Adam Archuleta football player
  • Jules Asner actress
  • Robert K. "Bobby" Ball race car driver
  • Chester Bennington singer
  • Rose E. Bird jurist
  • Bow-ol-loh "Jim" scout
  • Michelle Branch singer
  • James Ernest "Jimmy" Bryan race car driver
  • Michael Carbajal boxer
  • Lynda Carter actress
  • Cesar Chavez activist
  • Cochise apache indian leader
  • Jessi Colter singer, songwriter
  • Joan Ganz Cooney creator Sesame Street
  • Alice Cooper musician
  • Jayne Cortez poet
  • Dennis De Concini politician
  • Ettore "Ted" DeGrazia artist
  • Andy Devine actor
  • Allison DuBois author, medium
  • Kern W. Dunagan army officer
  • Barbara Eden actress
  • Sean Elliot basketball player
  • Elsatsoosu scout
  • Louie Espinoza boxer
F - G
  • Ryan Joseph Fitzpatrick football player
  • Pablo Francisco comedian
  • Diana Gabaldon author
  • Geronimo apache leader
  • Barry Goldwater politician
  • Haskay-bay-nay-ntayl "Apache Kid" scout, renegade
  • Carl Trumbull Hayden politician
  • Ira Hayes marine in photo of flag raising at iwo jima
  • Michael Shawn Hickenbottom "Shawn Michaels" professional wrestler
  • Catherine Hicks actress
  • Dan Hicks television sportscaster
  • Brodie Foster Hubbard singer, guitarist

J - L

  • Helen Hull Jacobs tennis champion
  • Tank Johnson football player
  • Kosoha army scout
  • Katie Lee folk singer, author
  • Frank Luke, Jr. fighter pilot WWI
  • John McCain politician (born in Panama)
  • Charles Mingus musician, composer
  • Ernesto Arturo Miranda laborer, criminal, cause of U.S. Supreme Court's "Miranda warning"
  • Lisa Morales singer
  • Roberta Morales singer
N - P
  • Stevie Nicks singer, songwriter
  • Sandra Day O'Connor jurist (born in TX)
  • Greg Proops actor, comedian
  • Alberto Alvaro Rios poet, author
  • Marty Robbins singer
  • Linda Ronstadt singer
S - W
  • Brenna Sakas miss arizona usa 2006
  • Jordin Sparks singer
  • William "Sputnik" Spooner musician, songwriter
  • Emily Jean "Emma" Stone actress
  • Kerri Strug gymnast
  • Morris Udall politician
  • Stewart Udall former secretary of the interior
  • Jay R. Vargas marine corps colonel
  • Vince Welnick musician
  • Wilford Daniel "Danny" White football player, color commentator
  • Darren Woodson football player

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Arizona Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Chinle Apache 928
Sierra Vista Cochise 520
Flagstaff Coconino 928
Payson Gila 928
Safford Graham 928
Clifton Greenlee 928
Parker La Paz 928
Tempe Maricopa 480
Gilbert Maricopa 480
Chandler Maricopa 480
Scottsdale Maricopa 480
Glendale Maricopa 623
Surprise Maricopa 623
Mesa Maricopa 480
Phoenix Maricopa 602
Peoria Maricopa 623
Lake Havasu City Mohave 928
Show Low Navajo 928
Tucson Pima 520
San Tan Valley Pinal 480
Nogales Santa Cruz 520
Prescott Yavapai 928
Yuma Yuma 928

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.