What’s Going On In Pinal Arizona?
What’s Happening in Pinal County, Arizona?
The Golden Corridor is the name that experts are giving the area
in between Tucson and Phoenix. Experts predict that Tucson and Phoenix will
keep growing at a phenomenal rate and join together within the next 5-10 years!
At that time land will be at a premium with the new and continued development
and growth. This growth has already begun. Between 1990 and 2000, the county
grew by over 54%. And between 2000 and 2004 already grew another 20%!
The county is located just south of the Maricopa County and the Phoenix
The southern part is rugged mountainous, and heavily wooded with pinon,
juniper, and ponderosa pine.
Interstate 10, which connects Tucson and Phoenix is where the most growth
is happening right now.
Principal industries are construction, manufacturing, trade, and agriculture.
Activities include: In Pinal you can cast a line at the Picacho Peak
Reservoir, hike the Superstitions, sky dive at the number one drop in the world,
Sky Dive AZ, ride a sunset cruise on a steamboat, explore the desert trails
of Pinal by four-wheel drive, take a helicopter or balloon ride, take a walk
at Boyce Thompson Arboretum, look for Apache tears in Superior or camp at one
of 15 campsites.
Local Hot Spots
There are two casinos in
the County that are just minutes away from any of the communities.
Ak-Chin Casino and Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino.
Pinal County offers more than seventeen golf courses to choose from.
The courses are found throughout this diverse county from the beautiful
mountains of Kearny to the hot spot of the nation in Coolidge.
Great shopping in Casa Grande. There are outlet malls, restaurants and
other boutiques in this charming southwestern town.
With a low cost of living and a broad range of amenities, Casa Grande
and surrounding communities are experiencing a high growth rate.