Surprise is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. state of Arizona. The city has a 10,562-square-foot Aquatics Center and Maricopa County's northwest regional library, a $5.5 million, 20,000-square-foot library, along with a 100.3 cost of living index. Tens of thousands of retirees moved to the city in the 1990s and early 2000s to live in Sun City Grand, an age-restricted resort-like community, with homes built by the property development firm Del Webb. Surprise is about five miles northwest of Del Webb's original Sun City development and adjacent to Sun City West. Sun City Grand has become a large contributor to the city's population.
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