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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.

63 matches found

$165,000
299 E Aguilar Street, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 832
Year Built: 1914
Subdivision: Douglas Addition to town of Florence
Description: Do you long for a it of nostalgia in your life? This cozy refurbished 191...
Last Updated: October - 13 - 2021
$199,900
250 S Main Street, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1731
Year Built: 1910
Subdivision: FLORENCE
Description: WOW! Take a look at this charming, historic red brick property conveniently...
Last Updated: October - 14 - 2021
$275,000
8635 N HAPA Road, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Square Footage: 798
Year Built: 1942
Subdivision: S33 T5S R10E
Description: Front porch living at its finest! This cozy and quaint 2 bedroom 1 bath lo...
Last Updated: October - 05 - 2021
$279,900
329 S Mulberry Street, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1154
Year Built: 2021
Subdivision: SUNRISE ESTATES PHASE 2
Description: This 3 bed/2 bath floor plan is the perfect home for those who like to keep...
Last Updated: September - 30 - 2021
$282,900
583 W Cedar Avenue, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1154
Year Built: 2021
Subdivision: SUNRISE ESTATES PHASE 2
Description: This 3 bed/2 bath floor plan is the perfect home for those who like to keep...
Last Updated: September - 30 - 2021
$290,000
5879 E FLOWING SPRING, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1756
Year Built: 2003
Subdivision: OASIS SUNRISE
Description: Large GOLF COURSE LOT! A star gazer's delight! No city lights to hinder you...
Last Updated: October - 19 - 2021
$299,900
2225 N PECOS Court, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1251
Year Built: 2006
Subdivision: ANTHEM AT MERRILL RANCH
Description: Charming 2 bedroom 2 bath home w/lots of tile & plush upgraded carpet, cust...
Last Updated: October - 18 - 2021
$299,999
13667 N BEELER Road, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1728
Year Built: 1980
Subdivision: S8 T5S R10E
Description: Don't miss out on this two bedroom home with a detached CASITA on almost 2....
Last Updated: October - 19 - 2021
$300,000
17177 N Christensen Road, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1036
Year Built: 2021
Subdivision: Unknown
Description: Home is Under Construction will be completed by Mid November 2021. Large Lo...
Last Updated: October - 13 - 2021
$315,000
11610 E Primrose Lane, Florence, AZ 85132
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Property Type: Residential
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 1523
Year Built: 2006
Subdivision: MAGMA RANCH I UNIT 10
Description: This beautiful home features 3 beds, 2 baths located in an equally charmin...
Last Updated: September - 29 - 2021

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