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History of PebbleCreek, Arizona
While considering a place to go for an active life after work, you should get to know something about the neighborhood, and the larger area. After all, even good neighborhoods can be nestled inside of areas that provide little to do in terms of entertainment and active living. Looking at homes for sale in PebbleCreek, Arizona, a community in the Phoenix suburb of Goodyear, AZ, you might want to know more about the history of the area.
You may have guessed from the name that Goodyear was established by the Goodyear Tire Company. It was looking for a place to grow cotton to create cords for its tires. The 16,000 acres of land was purchased in 1917, but did not become a town until after World War II on November 19, 1946.
World War II
The U.S. Army Air Forces built an airfield, which is now defunct, in 1943. It reportedly had more amenities than other nearby airfields. Arizona owns it and is looking for developers to turn it into something useful. This airfield should not be confused with the functioning Phoenix Goodyear Airport, which was named in 1986.
The 1980s saw the last of the farmland sold for development. However, it wasn’t until 1985 that Goodyear gain status as a city. With 22 communities in various stages of planning, Goodyear is still growing.
Climate and Geography
The Gila River flows through the center of town with Estrella, its largest community, to the south of the river nearer the mountains. The weather is generally warm with the climate considered to be subtropical desert fueled by the nearby Sonoran Desert. 300 sunny days a year i nothing to sneeze at. That much sunshine is bound to keep away seasonal affective disorder away for most people. The summer months are hot, with thigh usually hitting at least 100 degrees Fahrenheit every day. Lows bottom out in the winter at about 40 degrees with daytime temps reaching upwards of 70 degrees.
The homes for sale in PebbleCreek, Arizona, are nestled in a community that provides 45 holes of golf, numerous restaurants, and fitness centers. The Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds hold their spring training in Goodyear and play in the Cactus League. The community’s proximity to everything that Phoenix has to offer and the great year-round weather make the PebbleCreek community one of the best choices for people seeking to live a full life after their careers have ended, especially if they’re seeking to find more for their lives.