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Historical Florence, Arizona: Where History Comes Alive in the Desert

Along the Gila River lies a town that is steeped in history as it is considered one of the oldest places in Arizona. Travel southwest from Phoenix for about 60 miles and located 70 miles toward the northeast of Tucson lies the town of Florence, Arizona. As the county seat of Pinal County, the town of Florence in the Sonoran Desert has been around since 1866, as many of the buildings and the downtown area are given the National Historic District designation. While holding onto its rich history, Florence also has welcomed more modern features and amenities to provide a well-rounded and eclectic community suitable for people of all diverse cultures.

Florence Recreational Atmosphere Appealing to All Residents

History buffs will love living in Florence as there is always something new to discover about the old history that dwells in this town. Simply walk along the downtown area and you will still find nineteenth and early twentieth-century buildings with distinct architectural styles. Some of the top historical attractions to be found are the McFarland State Historic Park, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, the Pinal Pioneer Parkway and the Tom Mix Memorial, the Pinal County Historical Museum, and the Saint Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Monastery.

In addition to historical sites, people can enjoy modern activities and events. You can go golfing at Poston Butte Golf Course, or listen to country music at the Country Thunder Music festival held every April. Family events and entertainment include youth rodeo at the Junior Prada Rodeo and model airplanes at the Florence Aero modelers.  Also, don’t pass up the opportunity to visit Anthem Parkside.

Endless Work and Educational Opportunities Abound in Florence

Work professionals relocating to the Sonoran Desert can find the perfect work/life balance when purchasing a new home in the Florence region. Major employees are constantly offering job opportunities to increase the economic climate in the region. Some of the top employers in Florence include the Florence Unified School District, Pinal County Government, Arizona State Prison, Safeway, the Town of Florence, and the Corrections Corporation of America.

When it comes to schools and universities, married couples are quick to find the perfect real estate opportunities in Florence so they can raise a family. The town has two K-8 schools — Florence and Anthem — as well as the Florence High School. The Central Arizona College — Signal Peak Campus offers higher educational opportunities nearby. In addition, there are top-rated universities located in the surrounding cities of Mesa (Arizona State University’s Polytechnic Campus), Tempe (Arizona State University) and Tucson (University of Arizona).

Get in on the Real Estate Market Heating up in Florence, Arizona

Working professionals, families, college students and retirees are all looking at the great lifestyle opportunities that Florence can offer. The natural desert landscape and beautiful climate attracts people across the country to locate to this wonderful community. Home prices are competitive across the region as houses are getting grabbed up quickly, especially in beautiful golf subdivisions like Merrill Ranch, where people of all ages can enjoy the Big Splash Water Park, rock wall, Kids Zone, community parks, tennis courts, gymnasium, a library and the community center. There are also concerts at the park, parades and festivals throughout the year.

If you are interested in a single-family home, condo, townhouse, multi-family home or luxury home, contact our professional team of buyer agents today who will help locate the right place that fits perfectly into your preferences.

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$23,000
344 W 11TH Street, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 819
Year Built: 1930
Subdivision: FLORENCE
Last Updated: July - 11 - 2019
$65,000
903 E Lancaster Circle, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 552
Year Built: 1982
Subdivision: CASITA HERMOSA 1
Description: Cozy 1 bed, 1 bath condo in Casita Hermosa is ready for you! 55+ community....
Last Updated: July - 11 - 2019
$99,500
222 E NEBRASKA Street, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 841
Year Built: 1984
Subdivision: VISTA HERMOSA UNIT 1 (REPLAT)
Description: Beautiful single story townhome with stylish upgrades available in quite ad...
Last Updated: July - 13 - 2019
$101,500
217 E NEBRASKA Street, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 841
Year Built: 1984
Subdivision: VISTA HERMOSA UNIT 1 (REPLAT)
Description: Come check out this beautiful cozy furnished 2bdrm townhome. Has a nice vie...
Last Updated: July - 12 - 2019
$149,000
23091 E LOGAN Boulevard, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 676
Year Built: 1960
Subdivision: S34 T5S R10E
Description: 1 bedroom 1 bath home on 2 acres currently has tenant paying $850/month. ...
Last Updated: July - 04 - 2019
$153,900
5541 E QUIET RETREAT, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1170
Year Built: 2003
Subdivision: MIRAGE AT MAGIC RANCH PHASE II
Description: This Three Bedroom, 2 Bathroom home is located in a golf course sub-divisio...
Last Updated: July - 08 - 2019
$164,500
525 E ELLIOT Street, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1740
Year Built: 1949
Subdivision: DOUGLAS ADDITION
Description: This spacious 1700+ square-foot home is situated on a large city lot in the...
Last Updated: July - 19 - 2019
$169,900
6766 E SUMMERSET Road, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 2220
Year Built: 2006
Subdivision: OASIS AT MAGIC RANCH PHASE V AND VI
Description: Very nice two story home with no neighbors behind! Spacious interior has br...
Last Updated: July - 17 - 2019
$170,000
6035 E SOTOL Drive, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Footage: 1873
Year Built: 2015
Subdivision: MAGIC RANCH - PARCELS B & C
Description: Located in the desirable Magic Ranch community, this home features 4 large ...
Last Updated: July - 17 - 2019
$174,500
591 W 12TH Street, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1305
Year Built: 2019
Subdivision: VILLA ADELAIDA
Description: Last one sold before completion, don't wait! See the model before it's sold...
Last Updated: June - 06 - 2019

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