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Mesa, population 440,000 (2004 est.), is in Maricopa County. It is Arizona's third-largest city, and is part of the Greater Phoenix urban complex.

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  1. The Hohokam Indians were the first settlers in the Mesa area, and were followed by the Mormons.
  2. The Chicago Cubs host their training camp in Mesa every year during the spring.
  3. One of the largest attractions in the state, The Arizona Temple, is located in Mesa.
  4. It is illegal to smoke cigarettes in Mesa if you are within 15 feet of a public place unless you have a Class 12 liquor license.

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