QUEEN CREEK, Arizona — The lottery ticket was worth $100,000 after Saturday’s draw.
Lucky tickets were sold at Fries Marketplace near Ellsworth and Riggs Streets. Another ticket sold in Yavapai County is now worth $50,000 after Saturday’s drawing, according to the Arizona Lottery.
The winning numbers were 3, 15, 20, 23 and 46. The Powerball number was 11.
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What is Valley?:
Locals refer to metropolitan Phoenix as “The Valley.” It is considered the largest metropolitan area in the Southwest.
Besides Phoenix, the Valley is made up of various major cities, including:
- El Mirage
- Litchfield Park
Whether a city is in the “East Valley” or the “West Valley” depends on where it is in relation to Phoenix.
According to the 2020 US Census, the total population of the cities of Valley is 4,845,832. This makes him the 11th largest metropolitan area in the country, behind the Boston and Atlanta areas.
How big is Maricopa County?:
According to the 2020 Census, Maricopa County is the fourth largest county in the United States with a population of 4,485,414.
The county contains approximately 63% of Arizona’s population and covers an area of 9,224 square miles. This makes the county larger than her seven US states (Rhode Island, Delaware, Connecticut, Hawaii, New Jersey, Massachusetts and New Hampshire).
One of the largest park systems in the United States is also located in Maricopa County. The county has an estimated 120,000 acres of open space parks, including hundreds of miles of trails, nature centers and campgrounds.
The county seat is in Phoenix, the state capital, and the fifth most populous city in the United States according to the Census.
The county is named after the Maricopa or Piipaash Native American tribe.