Florence

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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$25,000
325 W 9TH Street, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 1472
Year Built: 1900
Subdivision: FLORENCE
Description: Investment opportunity!! Property to be sold in it's As-Is condition. Sell...
Last Updated: May - 04 - 2017
$39,900
300 E 3RD Street, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 798
Year Built: 1910
Subdivision: TOWNSITE OF FLORENCE
Description: Great little fixer upper! This could be a cute little place. Great fenced ...
Last Updated: May - 08 - 2017
$45,000
3928 N INDIANA Avenue, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 567
Year Built: 1984
Subdivision: VISTA HERMOSA UNIT 1 (REPLAT)
Description: Priced to Sell! ''Move-In'' Ready and well done/fully furnished Condo locat...
Last Updated: May - 01 - 2017
$48,900
223 E ARIZONA Circle, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 567
Year Built: 1984
Subdivision: VISTA HERMOSA 1
Description: This is a turn key unit with furniture and furnishings. This is a end unit ...
Last Updated: September - 19 - 2016
$49,900
821 E Lancaster Circle, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 513
Year Built: 1982
Subdivision: Casita Hermosa
Description: Well maintained fully furnished Condo in a 55+ community. Newer Stack laun...
Last Updated: May - 01 - 2017
$52,000
Updated 1BR/1BA condo with mountain views!
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 552
Year Built: 1982
Subdivision: CASITA HERMOSA I: Unit 4 1/290 in Common area 901.60 sq ft
Description: Beautiful furnished condo with Eastern mountain views in an active 55+ cond...
Last Updated: April - 11 - 2017
$53,500
Fully furnished well maintained condo with great views!
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 552
Year Built: 1982
Subdivision: CASITA HERMOSA DEVELOPMENT Lot 32
Description: GOLF COURSE VIEWS! This beautiful condo includes all appliances, matching a...
Last Updated: May - 16 - 2017
$55,900
Adobe House and Mobile Home on huge lot
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1334
Year Built: 1900
Subdivision: TOWNSITE OF FLORENCE
Description: Look at this potential!!!! 2 homes for the bargain price of $55,900....loca...
Last Updated: May - 22 - 2017
$69,999
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: Amazing single level townhome in the popular Vista Hermosa 55+ community. W...
Last Updated: May - 01 - 2017
$81,900
North east view
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1444
Year Built: 1956
Subdivision: DOUGLAS ADDITION
Description: Wonderful home located in charming historic community of Florence, Arizona....
Last Updated: May - 19 - 2017

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