Santa Cruz is a county in southern Arizona.
Arizona is a state in the southwestern region of the United States.
As of the 2010 census, its population is 47,420.
The county seat is Nogales.
A county seat is an administrative center, or seat of government, for a county or civil parish.
The county was established in 1899.
It borders Pima County to the north and west, Cochise County to the east, and the Mexican state of Sonora to the south.
Santa Cruz County comprises the Nogales, AZ Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Tucson-Nogales, AZ Combined Statistical Area.
United States micropolitan statistical areas, as defined by the Office of Management and Budget, are labor market areas in the United States centered on an urban cluster with a population of at least 10,000 but fewer than 50,000 people.
A combined statistical area is composed of adjacent metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas in the United States and Puerto Rico that can demonstrate economic or social linkage.
Santa Cruz County contains many vineyards.
A vineyard is a plantation of grape-bearing vines, grown mainly for winemaking, but also raisins, table grapes and non-alcoholic grape juice.