On this map, the area of Peoria is just south of the 303 freeway, down to Northern Avenue, and between 67th Avenue to the east and 99th Avenue to the west. The city of Peoria is the ninth largest within Arizona in terms of population, sits within 142 square miles, and incorporated in 1954. Peoria is home to many mountains and hills in the northern portion of the city.
There are several different larger single-family neighborhoods within this map area including Deer Valley Ranch, Terra Vista Estates, Treasure Canyon, Alvomar, Rock Springs, Camino A Lago, Ventana Lakes, Cibola Vista, Arrowhead Shores, Arrowhead Cove, the lake communities of Desert Harbor, Thunderbird North, Crystal Cove, Tierra Del Rio, Candlewood Estates, Ryland, Ashland at Silver Creek, Erin Groves, Foxwood and Roundtree Ranch among others.
One of the newer subdivisions in Peoria is Grand Manor. This master-planned community features single-family homes by Garrett Walker Homes. With six different floorplans, these 3-4 bedroom homes range in size from 1,365 to 2,674 square feet. Melton Ranch, a gated subdivision in Peoria, offers custom luxury homes on lots averaging 35,000 square feet in size, with equally beautiful mountain views. The homes in the Camino A Lago Meadows by Meritage Homes range upwards of 5,600 square feet.
There are many condominium complexes within this map area including Cibola Vista condominiums, Peoria Estates Condominiums, Westgreen Townhouses, Olive Square Condominiums and Townsend Square, among others.
Thins To Do: Outdoor activities in and near this map area of Peoria include the Peoria Regional Preserve, and several mountains including Sunrise Mountain, West Wing Mountain, East Wing Mountain, Calderwood Butte, Cholla Mountain, White Peak, Hieroglyphic Mountains, and Twin Buttes. There are also dozens of community and neighborhood parks within and near Peoria, including Country Meadows Park, Peoria Crossings, Kiwanis Park, Summersett Village, Sunnyslope Park, Hayes Park, Murphy Park, Townsend Square, Sundance Park, Greenway Grenada Park, Arrowhead Shores Park, Calbrisa Park, Rio Vista, Pioneer Community Park, and Wacker Park.
Golf courses within and near Peoria include Peoria Pines Golf, Arrowhead Country Club, Blackstone Country Club, Sun City Country Club, Palmbrook Country Club, and the Willow Creek Golf Course among others.
Entertainment options in and around Peoria include the Peoria Sports Complex (spring training home to the San Diego Padres and the Seattle Mariners), Wet n Wild Water Park, Fort Adobe Paintball, Jumpstreet and SkyZone. The major shopping areas in Peoria include Fletcher Heights Marketplace, Lake Pleasant Town Centre and Lake Pleasant Crossing, North Valley Power Centre, Thunderbird Crossing, Peoria Crossing and Deer Valley Marketplace. There are dozens of smaller shopping centers throughout Peoria.
Schools: The Peoria Unified School District and Deer Valley Unified District provide most of the elementary and secondary education for Peoria residents.