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Peoria, Arizona

Peoria is a city located primarily in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, with a small portion in Yavapai County. It is considered a major suburb of Phoenix. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 108,364, but a July 1, 2002 Census estimate put the fast-growing suburb's population at 123,239, making it the tenth fastest-growing incorporated place in Arizona. By 2005 the population had grown to 138,143 according to the mid-decade Census survey estimates. Peoria is currently the fourth largest city in the state of Arizona in terms of land area, and the ninth largest city in the state in terms of population. The city was named after Peoria, Illinois. It is the spring training home of the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners who share the Peoria Sports Complex.

Geography

Peoria is located at 3338'59?N, 11215'6?W (33.649738, -112.251584)GR1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 366.9 km sq (141.7 mi sq). 358.0 km sq (138.2 mi sq) of it is land and 9.0 km sq (3.5 mi sq) of it (2.44%) is water

Government

Peoria is governed by an elected mayor and city council. The city council consists of the mayor and six elected district representatives. The current mayor is John Keegan.

Education

The Peoria Unified School District (PUSD) is the third largest district in the State of Arizona, and serves most of the city of Peoria, and portions of the neighboring Glendale.

As of 2005, there are 6 high schools (grades 9-12): Cactus, Centennial, Ironwood, Peoria, Raymond S. Kellis, and Sunrise Mountain. Also, as of 2005, the district has 29 elementary schools (grades K-8): Alta Loma, Apache, Canyon, Cheyenne, Copperwood, Cotton Boll, Country Meadows, Coyote Hills, Desert Harbor, Desert Palms, Desert Valley, Foothills, Frontier, Heritage, Ira Murphy, Kachina, Marshall Ranch, Oakwood, Oasis, Parkridge, Paseo Verde, Peoria, Pioneer, Sahuaro Ranch, Santa Fe, Sky View, Sun Valley, Sundance, and Zuni Hills.

The Deer Valley Unified School District serves a very small portion of Peoria.


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