Avondale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to Phoenix, Arizona. According to 2010 Census Bureau, the population of the city is 76,238. Avondale is the home of Phoenix International Raceway, an auto racing facility.
Buckeye was founded in 1888, this western most community of the Valley of the Sun is home to over 50,000 people. For the past 20 years, growth in the greater Phoenix area has been robust in three of our four quadrants of the region. With those areas rapidly nearing build out, the last frontier rests in the southwest valley and the Town of Buckeye. Buckeye is located just 35 miles west of Phoenix makes it convenient for work, sightseeing, and an exciting nightlife, yet far enough away to retain a comfortable small town feeling. Therefore, residents can take advantage of the amenities found in a metropolitan city and throughout its western suburbs, and then return to the quiet comforts of home.
Glendale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, located about nine miles northwest from Downtown Phoenix. According to 2010 Census Bureau, the population of the city is 226,721The NHL's Phoenix Coyotes and NLL's Arizona Sting began playing in Glendale when Jobing.com Arena (formerly the Glendale Arena) opened in December 2003 in Westgate City Center. Also in Glendale is the new University of Phoenix Stadium, home of the NFL's Arizona Cardinals and the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, which opened in August 2006 in Sportsmans Park. In 2008, Super Bowl XLII was played there when the Giants faced the Patriots. Both venues are part of the Glendale Sports and Entertainment District development plan, meant to spur growth in the sparsely inhabited Yucca district. The Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball both moved to the city of Phoenix, Arizona in 2009 for spring training and share a facility, known as Camelback Ranch-Glendale, which is in Phoenix but owned and operated by the City of Glendale.
Goodyear is located just twenty miles west of Phoenix on Interstate 10, which crosses Arizona between Los Angeles and Tucson, then on to Texas. The Goodyear Ballpark is Spring Training home to the Cleveland Indians and he Cincinnati Reds. This facility opened in February 2009 and provides extensive recreational opportunities for residents as well as the Cactus League Spring Training facilities. Preliminary work is also underway for planned retail development areas surrounding the ballpark.
Laveen's 2010 census, the population of the city is 65,275. Laveen is a community in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, situated eight miles southwest of Downtown Phoenix between South Mountain and the confluence of the Gila and Salt rivers. The Laveen area has been inhabited by farmers and dairymen since the 1870s and has been populated and traveled across by the Pima and Maricopa tribal members. The area was formally given the name Laveen after the first postmaster, Walter E. Laveen, around 1918. The first school was built in 1913 on land donated by the Laveen family. Before 1911, when Roosevelt Dam was built to contain the Salt River, the community was isolated by the running water of the Salt. Before the dams were built, Central Avenue was the only bridged crossing of the Salt River. Early Laveen had a country store/post office, barber shop, blacksmith shop, garage, women's club building, pool hall and cotton gin and was quite self-sufficient.
Litchfield Park is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona. In 2010 it had a population of 5,476.The town of Litchfield Park is named for its founder, Paul Weeks Litchfield (1875-1959). He was an executive of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company who came to the Phoenix area in 1916 in search of suitable land to farm a long-staple cotton that had previously been available only from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia and from Egypt. This cotton was needed to strengthen the rubber in the pneumatic tire, of which Goodyear was the world's largest producer. The racial and ethnic composition of the population was 74.3% non-Hispanic white, 3.5% black or African American, 1.0% Native American, 4.1% Asian, 0.1% non-Hispanic from some other race, 2.8% two or more races and 15.4% Hispanic or Latino.
Peoria, Arizona is a dynamic desert community northwest of Phoenix with more than 154,000 residents. Founded by settlers from Illinois in 1886, this onetime farming community was one of the nation’s fastest growing cities during the recent growth boom. Officially incorporated in 1954, the city has grown from the original one square mile in Oldtown Peoria to more than 176 square miles of beautiful Sonoran desert in both Maricopa and Yavapai counties. The city is home to Lake Pleasant – the state's second largest lake; and the Peoria Sports Complex – spring training home of Major League Baseball’s San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners.Peoria boasts other award-winning facilities including the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts and Rio Vista Community Park and Recreation Center.
Surprise is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona,, rapid growth has boosted the city's population to 117,517 2010 census. Located about 45 minutes from downtown Phoenix, Surprise is where you can connect all aspects of your life- family, work and recreation. of Surprise:Surprise Stadium is the Spring Training home of the Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals Surprise is the 10th largest city in the state of Arizona.
Tolleson is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 6,812The City of Tolleson has become a strong distribution hub for companies wishing to deliver products to southwestern markets. This is primarily due to its excellent location just south of the I-10 and the interchange with the new loop 101. The city of
tWaddell is an unincorporated community in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, northwest of the city of Phoenix. Waddell is named after Donald Ware Waddell, native of Ohio, who was a partner in the New York City investment firm of Brandon, Gordon and Waddell. It was this firm that organized the private financing for construction of the dam for the water reclamation project that creates Lake Pleasant