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Goodyear, AZ

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<h2>A Desert Oasis</h2> <p><a href=\http://www.ci.goodyear.az.us/index.aspx?NID=2082\>Goodyear, Arizona</a> was originally a small area purchased by the Goodyear tire and rubber company in 1917 and was eventually established as a city in 1946. It is located along Interstate 10 and near Highway 101 in Maricopa County and is neighbor to other Phoenix suburbs like Litchfield Park and Avondale. In 2008 it was named an All-America City by the National Civic League, a prestigious award given to cities for improvements made in civic engagements and accomplishments. There are several local festivals including the Field of Screams Halloween celebration and Skate Fest. Dog owners can enjoy local <a href=\http://www.ci.goodyear.az.us/index.aspx?nid=2291\>parks</a> as well as the specially designated Roscoe Dog Park and the annual Wag and Tag dog festival. The city is also near the <a href=\http://www.wildlifeworld.com/\>Wildlife World Zoo</a> and Luke Air Force Base. Stay updated with the local buzz and see what&rsquo;s going on in the area with the <a href=\http://www.azcentral.com/community/swvalley/\>Southwest Valley Arizona News</a>.</p> <h2>Sports Savvy</h2> <p>Sports fans and athletes alike can appreciate living in Goodyear, out in the sun where sports abound! Active residents looking for hiking and biking trails, as well as camp sites for time in the great outdoors, are close to both Estrella Mountain and White Tank Mountain Regional Parks. The city also puts on Aquatics and Recreation programs and classes for residents year round. Spring is an exciting time when Spring Training for the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds takes place at Goodyear Ballpark, home of the Cactus League Baseball. Residents can even visit Phoenix to see a Suns basketball game or a Diamondbacks baseball game.</p> <h2>Education and Culture</h2> <p>Goodyear is home to wonderful public schools for your family and is served by the Buckeye Union High School and Agua Fria Union High School Districts. College students and their roommates living in apartments in the city will find themselves close to several post-secondary institution campuses including those of Estrella Mountain Community College, Arizona State University&rsquo;s West Campus, Grand Canyon University, and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. The West Valley Arts Council is active in local art advocacy programs and sponsors live music performance featuring many different kinds of music from classical to Latin. Residents can also head downtown to enjoy performances by the Phoenix Symphony and Ballet Phoenix.</p> <h2>Fun in Phoenix</h2> <p>It&rsquo;s easy to stay connected with the rest of the world via the local Phoenix Goodyear Airport. Plus, residents are just under twenty miles from downtown Phoenix, the sixth largest city in the United States and home to over four million people! Lying on the western outskirts of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, the city is served by the Valley Metro public transit system. Residents can take in all of the big city culture at museums like the <a href=\http://www.phxart.org/\>Phoenix Art Museum</a> or the <a href=\http://www.azscience.org/\>Arizona Science Center</a>. There is something for everyone here! Find the perfect apartment for you on MyNewPlace.com by starting your search today!</p>

Getting Around in Goodyear, AZ

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The average commuter time in Goodyear is:
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  • Percentage of workers
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