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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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$54,900
823 E LANCASTER Circle, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 514
Year Built: 1982
Subdivision: CASITA HERMOSA DEVELOPMENT
Description: This fully furnished condo is move-in ready in a 55 + community. Tile floor...
Last Updated: May - 22 - 2020
$57,500
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 furnished condo in Casita Hermosa is ready for you! 55+ ...
Last Updated: May - 17 - 2020
$99,000
308 E LANCASTER Court, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 841
Year Built: 1985
Subdivision: CASITA HERMOSA
Description: This is a lovely 2 bedroom 1 bath unit in Vista Hermosa. Furnished unit clo...
Last Updated: March - 30 - 2020
$108,900
219 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
Description: This is a lovely 2 bedroom 1 bath furnished condo. The parking is right out...
Last Updated: April - 27 - 2020
$109,900
Very nice unit, furnished with updates!
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 841
Year Built: 1985
Subdivision: VISTA HERMOSA - CASITA HERMOSA II UNIT 1A (REPLAT)
Description: *Price Reduced* Enjoy spectacular sunrises and sunsets plus a magnificent v...
Last Updated: May - 22 - 2020
$110,000
565 S CENTRAL Avenue, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3
Square Footage: 1382
Year Built: 1942
Subdivision: FLORENCE
Description: Rare opportunity to purchase this mid-century gem in a prime location of Fl...
Last Updated: May - 27 - 2020
$111,900
223 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
Description: This is a lovely 2 bedroom 1 bath home. All appliances convey, new wood lam...
Last Updated: March - 03 - 2020
$124,900
311 E WASHINGTON Street, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1.75
Square Footage: 895
Year Built: 1984
Subdivision: VISTA HERMOSA UNIT 1 (REPLAT)
Description: Wow! 2 Bed, 2 Bath condo in Vista Hermosa with one of the best views around...
Last Updated: April - 24 - 2020
$135,000
707 E 6TH Street, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 1065
Year Built: 1917
Subdivision: TOWNSITE OF FLORENCE
Description: Check out this 2 bedroom 1 bath home sitting on a large lot, in the histori...
Last Updated: April - 02 - 2020
$145,500
374 S Orlando Street, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 1518
Year Built: 1904
Subdivision: DOUGLAS ADDITION
Description: THIS TWO BEDROOM ONE BATH WAS CONVERTED TO A THREE BEDROOM, ONE BATH HOME C...
Last Updated: March - 17 - 2020

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