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10 Interesting Facts About Buckeye, Arizona

Facts About Buckeye

  • The town was created 133 years ago in 1887.
  • According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 145.8 square miles, all land.
  • 1877, Thomas Newt Clanton led a group of six men, three women, and ten children from Creston, Iowa, to Arizona, where they settled in the Buckeye area.
  • The coldest temperature recorded in Buckeye was 11 °F or −11.7 °C on January 8, 1913.
  • Buckeye is a city in Maricopa County, , United States and is the westernmost suburb in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
  • The City of Buckeye had a population of 90,032 as of July 1, 2021.
  • A vote to designate the town as the City of Buckeye became effective in 2014. A vote to change the town into the City of Buckeye, which now encompasses over 600 square miles (1,600 km2) in the master plan, became effective January 1, 2014.
  • The primary coordinate point for Buckeye is located at latitude 33.3703 and longitude -112.5838 in Maricopa County.
  • Buckeye is located at 33°22’13″N 112°35’2″W (33.3703200, -112.5837800).
  • People born in Buckeye, including baseball player Kole Calhoun, football player Bill Lueck, professional wrestler “Outlaw” Eddie Sullivan

 

Facts About Buckeye, Arizona
Facts About Buckeye, Arizona

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