Mesa Arizona Homes For Sale
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The city of Mesa Arizona is located about 20 miles east of Phoenix Arizona. Mesa Arizona is one of the larger suburbs of Phoenix. Mesa Arizona is the third largest city in Arizona. Right behind Phoenix and Tucson Arizona.
Mesa Arizona and the surrounding area has been inhabited for over 2000 years. The Hohokam people settled the area and where known for the canals they built for their crops.
These canals were unique and very complex in the prehistoric New World.
While many people lived in the area of Mesa Arizona, the City Of Mesa wasn’t established until mid 1878.
A few years later, in 1883, Mesa Arizona was incorporated. At that time Mesa Arizona had a population of about 300.
Railroads And Construction
As with many other cities in Arizona, they were founded as a result of the railroads or water canal construction. Mesa Arizona was no exception. Work to widen the Mesa Canal to increase water flow to build a power plant created jobs in the mid 1890’s.
The WPA programs of the depression era funded paving of streets, a hospital, town hall and a library.
World War II brought Falcon Field and Williams Field for pilot training and military personnel streamed into Mesa Arizona. Perhaps the most prominent for behind the grow of Mesa Arizona, as well as many other cities, was air conditioning.
The ability to cool the clean Arizona air increased tourism and made the population exploded.
In the 1960’s, it is estimated over half of the residents of Mesa Arizona made a living in agriculture. But no more. As Phoenix grew, so did Mesa Arizona. In 2022, Mesa Arizona has a population of over 500,000 and continues to grow.
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Mesa Arizona Homes
Mesa Arizona is about 2 hours from Tucson and a bit less to Oro Valley AZ in the northwest Tucson area – MAP
If you are considering a winter retreat or home in the City Of Mesa, you should also consider Tucson Arizona. Other communities to put on your “must see” list are Oro Valley, Dove Mountain and Marana on you list.
These are two very popular active adult communities just north of Tucson AZ. There are other adult communities in Oro Valley AZ that provide the opportunity to meet new friends and pursue personal interests in an active retirement.
About Tucson 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.
To the north of Tucson, near the intersection of Hwy 79 and Oracle Road are 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.
There are other active adult communities in Oro Valley AZ that provide the opportunity to meet new friends and pursue personal interests in an active retirement.
About Oro Valley 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 Mesa Arizona or the greater Phoenix area.
Guess what, they like the Tucson area better.
If you are considering a home in Mesa 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.
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