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85224, 85225, 85226, 85248, 85249

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The population of Chandler is approximately 170,000 (2000), 236123 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 34,967 (1990), 86924 (2010).

The amount of land area in Chandler is 123.174 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.248 sq kilometers.
The distance from Chandler to Washington DC is 2069 miles. The distance to the Arizona state capital is 21 miles. (as the crow flies)
Chandler is positioned 33.29 degrees north of the equator and 111.86 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Chandler elevation is 1,213 feet above sea level.
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Chandler location: Directly south of Mesa and slightly south and east of Phoenix

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Chandler is dry and warm much of the year.
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Chandler history:

A history page for Chandler.

Dr. Alexander John Chandler purchased 80 acres of land south of Mesa in the Salt River Valley from the federal government in 1891. It wasn't very many years that Chandler became a trade center for surrounding farms. Incorporated in 1920 as a town, it was upgraded to city statusin 1954.
The settling of Chandler: 1891, by Dr. Alexander John Chandler, the first veterinary surgeon for the territory of Arizona
The founding of Chandler: May 17, 1912
The incorporation date of Chandler: May of 1920 (town), 24 May 1954 (city)

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Chandler attractions:

Chandler Ostrich Festival

Arizona Railway Museum
399 N. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85224
Phone: (480) 821-1108
Send Mail to:
PO BOX 842
Chandler, AZ 85224

The Chandler Museum
178 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Chandler, Arizona 85244
Phone: 480-782-2717

The Chandler Symphony

There are many places to go and things to see in the area. Among these are:
Arizona Chamber Symphony
Arizona Opera (also in Tucson)
Desert Botanical Garden
Chandler Center for the Arts
Heard Museum of Anthropology and Primitive Arts
Grady Gammage Auditorium (at ASU)
Nelson Fine Arts Center (at ASU)
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix Symphony
Phoenix Zoo
Red River Opry
Taliesin West, former summer home of famed architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.

Outdoor recreation abounds in the area. Among the offerings are:
The Arizona Cardinals (NFL Football)
Phoenix Suns (NBA Basketball)
Arizona Diamondbacks (Major League Baseball)
Phoenix Coyotes (NHL Hockey)
Arizona Rattlers (Arena Football)
Cactus League (professional baseball spring training)
Professional golf tournaments during the season
Phoenix Greyhound Park Racing
Phoenix International Raceway
Golf Courses - 25 within 15 minutes
The Fiesta Bowl

The Vision Gallery
The Vision Gallery is a non-profit fine arts gallery representing over two-hundred local and national artists. The Vision Gallery continues an on-going program called KIDZ ART, workshops are offered in all mediums to children free of charge. All workshops require parental registration. 480-917-6859.
As a part of raising awareness of the visual arts within our community we produce several events annually. See Chandler Community Events
The Vision Gallery is the visual arts program managed by the Chandler Cultural Foundation, which manages the Chandler Center for the Arts. The Vision Gallery is located in Chandler's historic city center, at 80 South San Marcos Place, Chandler, AZ 85225. For more information about our programs contact us at (480)-917-6859.

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