Florence (O'odham: S-auppag) is a town in and the
county seat of Pinal
County, Arizona, United States. The population was 17,054 at the 2000
census; according to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the population of
the town was 17,053.
The largest Arizona State Prison complex, the Florence complex, is
located in the city, and its preserved Main Street and open desert
scenery was the setting of the major motion picture Murphy's Romance.
There are a total of 9 prisons from the county, state, federal and two
private prisons. There are 3 state prisons located in Florence.
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