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10 Interesting Facts About Avondale

Facts About Avondale

  • Avondale is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, adjacent to Phoenix.
  • According to the 2019 U.S. Census estimates, the population of the city is 87,931.
  • Avondale, incorporated in 1946, has experienced rapid residential and commercial growth in the years since 1980.
  • Avondale is located at 33°26′01″N 112°20′59″W (33.435322, −112.349758)
  • According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 41.3 square miles (107 km2), of which 41.3 square miles (107 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.15%) is water.
  • In 1880, William “Billy” G. Moore established a settlement along the Agua Fria River and named it Coldwater.
  • In the early 1900s, the Coldwater post office moved to a site near Avondale Ranch. The post office soon became known as Avondale, and the name Coldwater was discontinued.
  • Avondale first appeared on the 1920 U.S. Census as the 45th Precinct of Maricopa County (AKA Coldwater)
  • In 1946 Avondale was incorporated as a city.
  • The city is served by the Universal Technical Institute and Estrella Mountain Community College.
Facts About Avondale
Facts About Avondale

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