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Cochise County is great place to live and work!

Not only does Cochise County offer endless recreational possibilities, it’s also a desirable place to live and work.

Our average commute time is just 20 minutes!

Whether you’re looking to raise a family or retire here, relocate a business, or begin a new career path, there are many reasons to Choose Cochise.

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Learn more about Cochise County’s unique offering, high quality of life, and many available economic development opportunities.


Thanks to our year-round temperate climate, affordable housing, low cost of living, access to healthcare and education facilities, not to mention our spectacular scenery and outdoor activities, Cochise County residents enjoy an excellent quality of life.

aerial photo of Sierra Vista


With the median price of a home coming in at just $143,800, it’s easy to see why nearly 70 percent of properties are owner-occupied. And there are plenty of affordable choices – from Victorian-era hillside cottages and modern single-family residences to multi-acre parcels with sweeping vistas and room to roam.

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Three students walking together on Cochise College campus


Families can choose from a wide range of educational facilities across Cochise County, from preschool to graduate school. Many of our communities are also home to charter schools, and Cochise College, ranked as one of the nation’s top community colleges, has campuses in Sierra Vista, Douglas, Benson, and Willcox. The University of Arizona also has a campus in Sierra Vista.

Exterior shot of Canyon Vista Medical Center


Although a rural region, Cochise County has four hospitals and several clinics offering easy access to quality healthcare. Canyon Vista Medical Center in Sierra Vista, built in 2015, has a Level III Trauma Unit and provides a wide variety of services to residents across the county.

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Photo Credit: Amanda Baillie


Cochise County offers a wealth of pro-growth and development opportunities thanks to low taxes, land availability, affordable commercial space, a bilingual and diverse workforce, and easy access to Interstate 10 and rail transportation.

Home to Fort Huachuca, an active U.S. Army installation in Sierra Vista, Cochise County also boasts a growing wine industry and an agricultural heartland in Willcox, the second largest commercial port of entry in Douglas, and myriad independently owned businesses and services in every community.

Additionally, Cochise County offers endless recreational opportunities, a temperate climate, low cost of living, unique communities, and an excellent quality of life.

We encourage you to contact us today to learn more about why Cochise County is a great place to live and work!

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Looking for more information on Cochise County? Check out the resources below.


1 Think you know Cochise County? Think again! Think innovation, taste, and fun. Think cool, wild, freedom. Think wine and retail therapy. Think wow! Think legend, think diversity. Think home. Visit
2 Tucked into Arizona’s lower right corner, Cochise County invites you to disconnect and recharge. The expanse of mountain and sky, from sunrise to sunset, makes flipping your phone from selfie to scenic simple. Discover a just-right climate, with short-sleeve temperatures, sunny days, and starry nights. Prepare to fill up on fresh air, brilliant stars, and clear blue skies. Visit
3 Visit the Cochise County website for information on city services, departments, economic development opportunities, and more. Visit


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