Phoenix is the capital, and largest city, of the state of Arizona. With 1,445,632 people, Phoenix is the most populous state capital in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous city nationwide. It's located in the south-central portion of Arizona, and about halfway between Tucson to the south and Flagstaff to the north. The metropolitan area is known as the 'Valley of the Sun', due to its location in the Salt River Valley. Even though it is the 6th most populated city, the large area gives it a low-density rate of approximately 2,797 people per square mile. In comparison, Philadelphia, the 5th most populous city has a density of over 11,000.Explore Phoenix, Arizona
Gilbert is located in Maricopa County, Arizona. It is a suburb of Phoenix, home to more than 208,000 residents and has a low crime rate.
Once called the "Hay Shipping Capital of the World," the city's economy is now powered by education, healthcare, government, retail, hospitality and private businesses.The city is served by the Loop 202 freeway, Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Explore Gilbert, Arizona