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Buckeye
Maricopa County, Arizona

ZipCodes
85326




Page Contents for Buckeye, Arizona

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.
The population of Buckeye is approximately 14,500 2004, 50876 2010.
The approximate number of families is 2,605 1990, 14424 2010.
The amount of land area in Buckeye is 48.322 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Buckeye to Washington DC is 2109 miles.
The distance to the Arizona state capital is 32 miles. (as the crow flies)
Buckeye is positioned 33.41 degrees north of the equator and 112.58 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Buckeye median income is $ 39,395 1999.
Buckeye average annual precipitation is 7.50 inches peryear.
The average low temperature is 52.1 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 87.7 degrees F.

Location

just south of Interstate 10, on the western side of the Phoenix metropolitan area, about 30 minutes west of the City of Phoenix. Here is a map page for Buckeye.
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Weather


comfortable most of the year. Summers tend to be quite warm, but the rest of the year is wonderful! Here is a weather page for Buckeye.
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History & History Related Items

Thomas Newt Clanton led a small group of people, including men, women and 10 children, from Creston, Iowa to Arizona. Clanton came to improved his health and it must have agreed with him because he lived to the old age of 82 years. The Buckeye Canal was built and completed in 1886. This canal, named for Ohio, the Buckeye State, gave a big boost to the development of the area. Clanton helped to build the canal and then became the first official white resident of Buckeye. The town site was laid out in 1888. The first post office was named Buckeye in 1888. Malon Jackson, who had built the canal, organized the Buckeye Irrigation Company, along with his partner, Bucky O’Neil. Jackson named the town Sidney for his hometown in Ohio. But because the canal was such an important part of the area, the name of Buckeye prevailed. The name was officially changed to Buckeye in 1910.

For more history information, go to this history page
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The founding of Buckeye

1888


Attractions

Buckeye celebrates Countryfest in the fall, Pioneer Days in the spring, and a great family Fourth of July.
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Economy & Industry


Buckeye has a balanced economy with a mix of agriculture, manufacturing and services. It is the largest producer of Pima Cotton in the USA.
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Buckeye City Government

The Town of Buckeye
100 N Apache Rd
Buckeye, AZ 85326
Phone: 623-386-4691

Buckeye Chamber

Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 717
508 E Monroe Ave
Buckeye, AZ 85326-2806
Phone: 623-386-2727
Fax: 623-386-7527

Buckeye Community News

West Valley News
A weekly newspaper serving Avondale, Buckeye, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Tolleson.

Buckeye Organizations

Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 717
508 E Monroe Ave
Buckeye, AZ 85326-2806
Phone: 623-386-2727
Fax: 623-386-7527

Buckeye Libraries

Buckeye Public Library
310 N 6th St
Buckeye, AZ 85326-2439
Phone: 623-386-2778

Buckeye Schools

Buckeye Union High School District
902 E Eason Ave
Buckeye, AZ 85326-2602
Phone: 623-386-4423


Neighborhood School information page. Buckeye

Miscellany

The population of Buckeye was:
1980 - 3,434
1990 - 4,436
1998 - 5,035
1999 - 5,865
2000 - 6,537
2004 - 14,500
2010 - 100,000+ projection

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