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Gilbert is known for its rather large Mormon population, associated with the Mormon-founded city of Mesa that borders it to the north. - Wikipedia Article Gilbert, Arizona

From 1911 through the 1920s, Gilbert was known as the Hay Capital of the World. - Wikipedia Article Gilbert, Arizona
Notable Natives and Residents

Jim Bechtel, professional poker player, makes his home in Gilbert.
Shad Chadwick, team roping (Heeler) and Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Resistol team roping Rookie of the Year for 1995, attended Gilbert High School.
Marquis Cooper, linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings, played for Highland High School and was drafted in the third round (79th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Ken Delo, American singer best known for The Lawrence Welk Show, makes his home in Gilbert.
Ryan Fitzpatrick, quarterback for the Saint Louis Rams played for Highland High School and made his NFL debut on November 27, 2005.
Alan Gordon plays striker for the Los Angeles Galaxy in the Major League Soccer and was born in Gilbert on October 16, 1981.
Jonathan Horton participated in the 2005 and 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee, reaching 22nd place in 2005.
Zach Lind, drummer of Jimmy Eat World lives in Gilbert.
Carlos I. Noriega, NASA astronaut and retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant colonel makes his home in Gilbert.
Phil (Kemo) Ortega, MLB pitcher from 1960-1969 was born in Gilbert on October 7, 1939. - Wikipedia Article Gilbert, Arizona

Town Holiday Gilbert Days is an annual celebration in late November commemorating when Gilbert Road was finally paved all the way through town. Events include a parade down Gilbert Road, a rodeo, a carnival, and a 5k run. - Wikipedia Article Gilbert, Arizona
Sister cities Gilbert has two sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International, Inc. (SCI):

Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, UK
Leshan, Sichuan, China - Wikipedia Article Gilbert, Arizona

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