Home For Sale in Chandler Arizona
About 100 years ago, a little town by the name of Chandler popped up in the territory of Arizona. There were already farmers living and working on the land, but it wasn’t until Dr. Alexander John Chandler opened the first townsite office in 1912 that hundreds of speculators arrived by train to scoop up property deeds -- despite its dirt roads lined with wooden shacks, they knew that Chandler had unbeatable potential.
Don’t let these humble beginnings fool you, though; the city of Chandler is easily one of the most diverse regions in the Southwest. There are dozens of places of worship; there are a variety of public, private, charter, and trade schools for Chandler’s younger residents; the town itself boasts of an impressive and diverse community which grew from 9,531 residents in 1960 to 244,439 residents in July 2014. No matter what your background is, or what community you identify with, the city of Chandler will welcome you as part of its ever-growing family.
We know that you need to feel safe in your community, and the city of Chandler makes the safety of residents its top priority. The Chandler Fire Department, Police Department, and Municipal Courts make sure that you and your loved ones are taken care of, should an emergency occur. The town also offers a variety of Emergency Preparedness courses and Certification Programs to help you prevent emergencies before they happen. There are also a variety of Neighborhood Resources to help the community grow together and to make the neighborhoods of Chandler safe for all residents, young and old alike.
Only in Chandler
It doesn’t matter what your interests are, and when it comes to Chandler-only events, no hobby or interest is too bizarre. For the animal lovers, there’s an annual Ostrich Festival hosted in Tumbleweed Park every March and the city’s annual Cinco de Mayo event is complete with Chihuahua Races. For the foodies, Chandler hosts The Great American BBQ and Beer Festival every year and holds the Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off in celebration of the region’s Western history. And for the crafty artists, Chandler hosts an Indian Art Market, a Jazz Festival, a Multicultural Festival...you get the picture, right? Even if you don’t live in Chandler, chances are you would find yourself in this bursting metropolis anyway!
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