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ⓘ Sells, Arizona




Sells, Arizona
                                     

ⓘ Sells, Arizona

Sells is a census-designated place in Pima County, Arizona, United States. The population was 2.799 at the 2000 census. It is the capital of the Tohono Oodham Nation and the home of several of their tribal businesses, such as Tohono OOdham Ki:Ki Association. Originally named Indian Oasis, by cattle-ranchers/businessmen brothers, Joseph and Louis Menager in 1912. The Menager brothers also built and ran the Indian Oasis Mercantile Store. The settlement took its present English name in 1918 to honor Indian Commissioner Cato Sells. The Oodham name means "Tortoise Got Wedged".

Sells near National Observatory of Kitt Peak.