Find Information On Homes For Sale In Gilbert Arizona Near Phoenix
Gilbert Arizona has paralleled the growth of Phoenix and is now has the largest population of any “town” in the U.S.
Once an agricultural community it has become a diverse economic suburban area. Gilbert’s population has grown
As with many Arizona towns, Gilbert Arizona owes its beginnings to the railroad. William Gilbert provided land to the Arizona Eastern Railway in the early 1900’s. The intend was to build the rail line between Phoenix and Florence Arizona.
Around 1912, Mormon’s fled settlements in Mexico due to Pancho Villa and came to Gilbert. The Town incorporated in 1920.
Gilbert is not a city, it’s a town. What’s the difference? Usually when a town gets as large as Gilbert, they adopt a city charter and change to a city structure.
The voters in Gilbert have chosen not to do so; they like the small community flavor that the word “town” imparts. Is there a functional difference for a resident? Not that I can tell.
The cost of living in Gilbert is around 15% more than the average for the United States.
If you are considering a home in Gilbert Arizona or Phoenix, then also take a look at homes Northwest of Tucson AZ. Oro Valley, Dove Mountain and Marana all have active adult communities and lot of things to do. Give us a call, we can help you find that perfect place in the Northwest Tucson area.
Take Highway 60 southeast to Florence and continue on Hwy 79. Turn south on Oracle Rd (Hwy 77) to Oro Valley AZ – OR take I-10 south to Tangerine Rd and head east.- MAP
About Tucson And Oro Valley Arizona
The City of Tucson is home for the University of Arizona. Go Wildcats!! That means there is an endless list of things to do and activities available. The Tucson area has rich cultural heritage and an abundance of Tucson attractions. Museums, galleries, shops, and live performances are available the year around.
If you are taking Hwy 187 and Hwy 79 to Oracle Road you will find two Robson Resort Communities.
SaddleBrooke to the south and SaddleBrooke Ranch to the north. These are two very popular active adult communities just north of Tucson AZ. 55+ Adult communities in Oro Valley AZ provide great opportunities for an “active retirement”.
Oro Valley Arizona presently encompasses approximately 34 square miles. Oro Valley provides a great public parks system, notable outdoor amenities and retailing venues. The Oro Valley Hospital on Tangerine Rd services the residents of Oro Valley, SaddleBrooke and Northwest Tucson AZ
Oro Valley families are served by the Amphitheater School District which is one of the statistically highest performing public school systems in Arizona. Search for an Oro Valley Homes By School.
Many of our clients start their Arizona home search in Gilbert Arizona or the greater Phoenix area.
Guess what, they like the Tucson area better.
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