Peoria, Arizona is a suburb of Phoenix located in Maricopa County, although a small section to the north lies in Yavapai County. Settlers first came to the area in the 1880s and began to build homes made of adobe. A post office was then established in 1888, and the community expanded. As the town grew it became a place for entrepreneurs to build their businesses, which met the needs of the growing area. Construction that followed the Second World War led to Peoria becoming a suburb of Phoenix. It was incorporated in 1954, and today approximately 164,173 people live there.
Peoria is considered a top place to live, an amazing suburb with many things to offer. The Peoria Sports Complex was built in 1994, and the San Diego Padres and the Seattle Mariners both use the facility year-round. The Challenger Space Center is a place where space-based learning is provided for schoolchildren as well as whole families, corporations and senior citizens. Outdoor activity enthusiasts will appreciate the New River Trail with trails for jogging, biking, and hiking with water stations along the trail. Theater lovers will appreciate the Arizona Broadway Theatre, which features Broadway shows. There is also The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts, which hosts Theater Works, a nationally known community theater. For those who love parks, the Rio Vista Recreation Center and Park offers a skate park, fishing lake, softball and volleyball fields and a recreation facility. The Pioneer Community Park also has a fishing lake, dog park and athletic fields on 84-acres.
The real estate in the thriving community of Peoria is diverse. With many options of single-family homes as well as townhomes, a range from two bedrooms to six bedrooms is offered. Whether you prefer a single level ranch style home or a multi-level more contemporary home, there is an option for you. This area of great recreational options, beautiful parks and lovely neighborhoods with well-maintained streets and beautiful landscaping, is said to be a good place to raise a family. With the numerous amenities of this community as well as those in Phoenix, this is a must-see destination for home buyers in the Phoenix area. If you would like more information on homes for sale in Peoria, Arizona, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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