Popular Cities in Maricopa County
Maricopa County is located in the south-central part of Arizona. Maricopa County boasted a population of 3,817,117 people in 2010. It is the most populous county in the state and the fourth most populous county in the United States. The Valley of the Sun, as the Phoenix Metropolitan area is referred to, attracts thousands of visitors on an annual basis. Visitors come to enjoy the area’s weather, attractions, and activities. There is something for everyone in Maricopa County. Whether you want to play a round of golf, enjoy nature, watch a professional sports game, wine taste, shop, go to the museum, or any of Maricopa County’s thousands other options, you are sure to be pleasantly surprised. Whether you are in town for the weekend or looking to make Maricopa County your home, you will find everything you can imagine and more.
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Anthem was developed by Del Webb in 1999 as a master-planned community in the foothills approximately 34 miles north of downtown Phoenix. Anthem has been described as one of the best places to raise a family by Parenting magazine and one of the best family friendly neighborhoods in the Phoenix area by Phoenix Magazine.
Avondale, incorporated in 1946, experienced rapid residential and commercial growth in the years since 1980. Once primarily a farming community, Avondale has transformed into a major bedroom suburb for Phoenix. Several major residential subdivisions and shopping centers have recently been built on former farmland, many adjacent to Interstate 10.
- Cave Creek
From a western lifestyle, rural development patterns, dramatic desert views, trails, open spaces, and wildlife habitats, Cave Creek offers an array of attractions for both residents and visitors.
- El Mirage
Located in the heart of the rapidly growing West Valley, El Mirage has grown from a small town to a diverse urban economy. Our city is just minutes away from several professional sports venues, some of the best golf courses in the Valley, and high-end retail outlets.
Located in the west valley, Glendale provides a good assortment of arts, sports, shopping and entertainment offerings. Glendale is home to the National Football League’s (NFL) Arizona Cardinals and the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Phoenix Coyotes. Glendale offers many residential neighborhoods, close to shopping and fun.
Peoria is called the best of Arizona – the great outdoors, great sports and entertainment, quality neighborhoods and excellent for businesses. Peoria hosts the Padres and Mariners for Spring Training and has miles of scenic beauty.
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people, Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents.
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Named Scottsdale in 1894 after founder Winfield Scott and incorporated in 1951 with a population of 2000, the 2015 population of the city is estimated to be 236,839 according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The New York Times described downtown Scottsdale as “a desert version of Miami’s South Beach” and as having “plenty of late night partying and a buzzing hotel scene.” Its slogan is “The West’s Most Western Town.”
- Sun City
Sun City AZ is a 55+ active adult community northwest of Phoenix. It all began with an idea to develop an entire community in the Southwest dedicated to a more leisurely lifestyle and unending choices of recreation for the retired, active adult. Sun City provides residents with a place to live that is enriching, unique, and world-class, regardless of whether you are retired or continue to work well into your golden years.
Located in the northwest valley, Surprise is just 45 minutes from downtown Phoenix with a small-town feel. Year round sunshine…new, clean safe neighborhoods….a business and family friendly environment….in a southwest setting that can only be described as breath taking. Is it any wonder that 9 out of 10 residents say they would recommend Surprise as a place to live and raise a family?
Located west of Phoenix, Tolleson is well known throughout the valley for fabulous events offered year-round. The city holds multiple musical and art events and street festivals throughout the year.
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