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Buckeye

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The Arizona state capital is Phoenix.


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85326

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Statistics & Facts

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).

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Location

Buckeye 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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Climate & Weather

The weather in Buckeye is 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.
Buckeye average annual precipitation is 7.50 inches per year.
The average low temperature is 52.1 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 87.7 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Buckeye history:

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
The founding of Buckeye: 1888
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Attractions

Buckeye attractions:

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

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Buckeye economy: 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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