Community Profile for Tolleson, Arizona  Credit: Arizona Commerce Authority

 

Tolleson, measuring about six square miles, is a self-contained community west of downtown Phoenix. Once dependent on agriculture, Tolleson today has a strong commercial and industrial base. The city has a stable population and a friendly reputation. W.G. Tolleson of South Carolina founded the town in 1912 on the site of an old stage station known as Ten Mile Store. One day he chartered a railroad train to bring potential buyers from Phoenix. Town lots sold for $50 and Tolleson gave a $5 gold piece rebate to all buyers who signed contracts. About 80 lots were sold during the one-day promotion.

Tolleson, along a major transportation corridor, is served by the Papago Freeway, a segment of Interstate 10. The Outer Loop Freeway, Arizona 101, connects to I-10 in Tolleson at 97th Avenue. The mainline Southern Pacific Railroad and state Highway 85 also serve Tolleson. Tolleson’s diversified economic base includes retail, manufacturing and several warehousing and distribution facilities. The City of Tolleson recently completed an ambitious $10.5 million redevelopment of its downtown core, branded “Paseo de Luces”.

Phoenix International Raceway (PIR), to the southwest, features major auto races, including Copperworld Classic, Indy cars and NASCAR. Nearby are the 19,000-acre Estrella Mountain Regional Park with an 18- hole golf course, camping, hiking, horseback riding and picnicking; and the 18,000-seat Ak-Chin Pavilion, featuring about 50 major shows annually. Phoenix metropolitan area attractions include professional sports; symphony and theater; many museums and a zoo. South Mountain Park, one of the largest city parks in the world, is nearby in south Phoenix. The Gila River Indian Reservation, to the south at the confluence of the Gila and Salt Rivers, is where Pima Indians have lived for at least 2,000 years.

The city of Tolleson offers a broad range of community facilities. There is a community center, a library, five lighted ball parks, numerous lighted basketball, tennis and racquetball courts, three local parks and Estrella Park, and the Community Action and Senior Citizen Program. In 2005 the city opened the city’s youth parks and recreation center and the following year opened the Tolleson veterans park. In 2010 Tolleson unveiled its two newest facilities: the LEED gold-rated fire station and LEED silver-rated police and courts building. Additionally, the Tolleson Boys and Girls Club serves Tolleson and surrounding communities.

 

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Active Listings in Tolleson

10340 W Crown King Road Tolleson, AZ 85353
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4 beds 3 baths 1,897 sqft $274,570
10027 W Whyman Avenue Tolleson, AZ 85353
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3 beds 3 baths 1,838 sqft $249,900
2822 S 84th Lane Tolleson, AZ 85353
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4 beds 3 baths 2,145 sqft $245,000
329 N Jimmy D Messer Street Tolleson, AZ 85353
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3 beds 2 baths 1,579 sqft $330,000
10406 W Yuma Street Tolleson, AZ 85353
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3 beds 2 baths 1,625 sqft $239,900
10310 W Hess Street Tolleson, AZ 85353
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5 beds 3 baths 2,186 sqft $259,900
6039 S El Mirage Road Tolleson, AZ 85353
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3 beds 3 baths 2,094 sqft $479,900
10412 W Kingman Street Tolleson, AZ 85353
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3 beds 2 baths 1,897 sqft $277,636
10315 W Hilton Avenue Tolleson, AZ 85353
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3 beds 2 baths 1,561 sqft $238,000
9113 W Monroe Street Tolleson, AZ 85353
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3 beds 2 baths 1,476 sqft $160,000
4316 S 104th Avenue Tolleson, AZ 85353
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4 beds 3 baths 2,783 sqft $265,000
10025 W Hilton Avenue Tolleson, AZ 85353
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4 beds 2 baths 2,048 sqft $245,000
8329 W Watkins Street Tolleson, AZ 85353
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3 beds 2 baths 1,341 sqft $209,000
8622 W Payson Road Tolleson, AZ 85353
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4 beds 3 baths 2,228 sqft $250,000
10324 W Hughes Drive Tolleson, AZ 85353
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4 beds 3 baths 2,470 sqft $270,000
10133 W Southgate Avenue Tolleson, AZ 85353
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4 beds 3 baths 2,393 sqft $280,000
8634 W Gross Avenue Tolleson, AZ 85353
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3 beds 2 baths 1,528 sqft $239,000
10211 W Veliana Way Tolleson, AZ 85353
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3 beds 2 baths 1,614 sqft $229,000
8904 W Irene Lane Tolleson, AZ 85353
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3 beds 4 baths 2,302 sqft $559,900
10141 W Luxton Lane Tolleson, AZ 85353
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3 beds 2 baths 1,561 sqft $250,000

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Tolleson School Data

Tolleson School Districts

P.L.C. Charter Schools
K-8
http://www.plcchartersschools.org
Tolleson Elementary District
PK-8
http://www.tollesonschools.org
Tolleson Union High School District
9-12
http://www.tuhsd.org
Union Elementary District
PK-8
http://www.uesd.org
Plc Arts Academy At Scottsdale Inc.
K-4
http://www.plccharterschools.org
Plc Arts Academy At Scottsdale Inc.
n/a

Tolleson Schools

Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School
PK-8, public
http://www.tollesonschools.com
Tolleson Union High School
9-12, public
http://tuhs.tuhsd.org/
Union Elementary School
PK-8, public
http://www.uesd.org
Arizona Desert Elementary School
K-8, public
http://www.tollesonschools.com
Arts Academy at Estrella Mountain
K-8, charter
http://www.plccharterschools.org
Country Place Elementary School
K-8, public
Hurley Ranch Elementary School
K-6, public
http://www.hurleyranch.unionesd.org/index.cfm?pID=1953
Dos Rios Elementary School
K-8, public
http://dosrios.unionesd.org/
Sierra Linda High School
9-12, public
Tres Rios Elementary School
K-8, public
http://www.littletonaz.org
Tolleson #206
9-12, public
University High School
9-12, public
http://university.tuhsd.org/
West-Mec – Sierra Linda High School
11-12, public
West-Mec – Tolleson Union High School
9-12, public

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