The phenomenal City of Phoenix, Arizona is in Maricopa County. This thriving city was first an agricultural area, with the first settlers making their homes there in 1867 near the Salt and Gila Rivers. Phoenix was recognized in 1868. More pioneers continued to arrive in the area, and in 1870 a townsite was administered by the newly formed Salt River Valley Town Association. Phoenix was incorporated in 1881, and today has an estimated population of 1.615 million.
Phoenix has many things of interest to take advantage of. The Camelback Mountain Trail is a famous landmark resembling a kneeling camel with trails leading up the Echo Canyon. Hikers are able to take trails that go as far as the summit. Those who are interested in music will find the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix offers a musical tour as you walk through the galleries wearing a headset. You can also experience live music at the MIM Music Theater. History and culture lovers will be interested in The Heard Museum Hoop Dance, an opportunity to discover the culture and tradition of some 22 regional American Indian tribes. The South Mountain Park and Preserve are 16,000 acres of the Sonoran Desert, where you can view the flora or use the trails to hike or bike. The Phoenix Art Museum has a wonderful collection of fine art and various objects from America, Europe, Asia and other areas.
Phoenix’s diverse real estate offers about anything you would want to see. With many neighborhoods and suburbs, you will find older homes as well as new developments that range from ranch styles to Phoenix luxury custom built homes. Known for its exceptional weather for outdoor activities, as well as it’s many cultural opportunities, some say this big city has the feel of a small-town neighborhood. With many good schools for the students, a variety of sports and live theater, and many other amenities, you’ll find this well-rounded community is a must consider destination for home buyers searching in the Phoenix area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Phoenix, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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