Quality of Life

woman buying peaches at a farmers market

Our quality of life is simply superb!

Cochise County attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year who come to experience the region's rich cultural history and myriad outdoor recreational opportunities, including:

  • Golf courses set around community living

  • Picturesque outdoor environment perfect for hiking, camping, birding, fishing

  • Four hospitals and several clinics providing comprehensive health care

  • Planned growth with new home developments and amenities to fit any lifestyle

  • Higher education campuses throughout the county

aerial view of the Dragoon Mountains

Weather & Climate

Average temperature of 75°F

Our business environment is enhanced by a beautiful year-round climate! Wide-open plains and mountain reaches provide a cool respite from searing summer heat in other parts of the state. The high elevations bring mild summers and temperate winters and the landscape responds with beauty and abundance.  

Cochise College Library

Higher Education

Colleges & universities

Earn your Associate through Master's Degree without leaving Cochise County!