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Facts About the City of Chandler Arizona PDF Print E-mail

Chandler, Arizona Facts: 

  • The estimated population of the City of Chandler is: 240,898 people.  (2013 estimate.)
  • The estimated number of housing units in the City of Chandler is: 96,391.  This includes single family homes, apartments, condos, mobile homes, and horse property.
  • Chandler, Arizona is named for a Canadian veterinary surgeon, Dr. Alexander John Chandler, who settled in the area in 1891. In the 1890's, Dr Chandler acquired 18,000 acres of irrigated farmland.
  • The town of Chandler began in 1912, with the opening of the Hotel San Marcos in 1913, one of the first resort hotels in Arizona.
  • In 1920 the Town of Chandler incorporated, with Dr. Chandler as its first Mayor.
  • Chandler is located in Maricopa County.
  • Chandler is in the 480 area code.
  • Chandler has 8 zip codes.  85224, 85225, 85226, 85244, 85246, 85248, 85249, and 85286.



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