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All About Buckeye: What to Expect When Moving or Living Here

The City of Buckeye is the perfect place to focus on what matters most: quality time and low-hassle living. You’ll notice that people are quick to smile and say hello, for the simple reason that life is good here. Surrounded by natural beauty, with abundant job opportunities and terrific schools, we’ve found a home in Buckeye like no other. Here are just a few of the reasons we love living in Buckeye, Arizona.

Great Schools.

Located within the Buckeye Elementary and Buckeye Union High School Districts, Sienna Hills provides easy access to excellent schools. Sienna Hills Schools are in the Buckeye school district and include a wide variety of public and private school options, including schools with above average rankings, charter schools and a school for advanced and international studies. Children in grades K-5 have an additional option right in the neighborhood at Odyssey Preparatory Academy.


A big reason we love living in Buckeye, Arizona is the food! It’s easy to grab lunch when you’re on the go and there are also plenty of options for celebrating special occasions. From the freshest Mexican food to homemade Italian to classic steakhouses, Buckeye dishes up what you’re craving.

Access to Jobs.

Thanks to its sunny and stable climate, Arizona has long been a leader in renewable energy. Today, Arizona provides opportunities for work in a variety of industries, including advanced manufacturing, technology, aerospace and defense, and bioscience. Convenient access to I-10 makes it easy for Buckeye residents to commute to Phoenix and surrounding areas. With its rapidly growing population, there are more and more job opportunities right here in Buckeye.


You name it, we’ve got it! Buckeye has it all, from bistros and boutiques in the historic downtown district to the popular chains of the Watson Shopping District. The retail industry is thriving in this rapidly growing city, and you’ll easily find what you’re looking for.

Parks and Recreation.

Our commitment to promoting quality, healthy lifestyles means that parks are a priority in the City of Buckeye. We’ve got 7 city parks that are packed with amenities, including the spectacular 8,675-acre Skyline Regional Park. Whether you’re looking for a picnic ramada for your next family reunion or want the adventure of outdoor hiking, camping, and stargazing, you’ll find convenient options in Buckeye.

The History.

Buckeye, Arizona has a long tradition of providing opportunities. Founded in 1888 and originally named Sidney, Buckeye was changed to its current name in 1910. Once the railroad was introduced that same year, Buckeye boomed. The Buckeye Valley Museum, located in Downtown Buckeye, houses all kinds of treasures that tell the story of the city’s past. Today, Buckeye continues to be an important center in Arizona for industry, business and commerce.