Avondale, Arizona is a vibrant suburban city situated in Maricopa County, Arizona. The city was founded by farmers who settled in the area in the 1860s. These farmers took advantage of the fertile land along the Agua Fria River and grew crops such as cotton and alfalfa. William “Billy” G. Moore, a prominent rancher and entrepreneur, later established a ranch and stagecoach stop in the area, which he named “Avondale”. The name comes from the Spanish phrase “a fondo de valle”, meaning “at the bottom of the valley”.
Today, Avondale is a thriving community with a diverse economy. Major employers in the area include Phoenix Raceway and the Abrazo West Campus of Abrazo Community Health Network. In addition to its economic growth, the city is also known for its extensive park system, which includes over 10 parks and a variety of recreational facilities.
The city’s location in Maricopa County provides easy access to major cities like Phoenix, which is just 20 miles away. The city’s vibrant community, rich history, and growing economy make it an ideal place to live, work, and raise a family.
Serving the greater Avondale, AZ area and the following zip codes: 85037, 85323, 85338, 85340, 85353, 85392, 85395.