Welcome To Phoenix, AZ
Welcome to Phoenix, home to major sports teams the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Diamondbacks and the downtown campuses for both Arizona State University and the University of Arizona.
Phoenix is the capital and largest city in Arizona, as well as the fifth most populous city in the United States. Phoenix has a population of approximately 1,500,000 people, and the metropolitan area is known as the Valley of the Sun.
Incorporated in 1881, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County, and is one of the largest cities in the United States by land area. Phoenix is the largest capital city in the United States and the only state capital with over 1,000,000 people.
The city has a notable and famous political culture and has been home to numerous influential American politicians and other dignitaries, including Barry Goldwater, William Rehnquist, John McCain, Carl Hayden, and Sandra Day O'Connor. Residents of the city are known as Phoenicians.
Located in the northeastern reaches of the Sonoran Desert, Phoenix has a subtropical desert climate. In summer average high temperatures are typically over 100 °F, but Phoenicians enjoy nice, mild weather during the fall, winter and spring months.
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
- Phoenix Police: 602-262-6151 website
Cable / Satellite Television
- Cox: 602-277-1000 www.cox.com
- APS: 602-371-7171 www.aps.com
- SRP: 602-236-8888 www.srpnet.com
- SW Gas: 602-861-1999 www.swgas.com
- Water/Trash: 602-262-6251 website
A few really cool communities in Phoenix are:
Willo: - The Willo Historic District is widely known as one of the valley’s favorite historic neighborhoods. The beautiful history combined with an amazing location brings together old world charm and modern conveniences. Take a look at Willo!
Biltmore Promenade Condominiums: - The Biltmore Promenade Condominiums are located in one of the most centrally located parts of the valley, and we are seeing a lot of redevelopment in the surrounding area that should keep making this area more desirable.
Desert Peak: - The Desert Peak area of Phoenix is a beautiful neighborhood located Northwest of Cave Creek and Pinnacle Peak Roads. This D.R. Horton community features walking paths throughout the community connecting it to parks, playgrounds, basketball courts, and greenbelts.