Facts About Buckeye
The town was created 133 years ago in 1887.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 145.8 square miles, all land.
1877, Thomas Newt Clanton led a group of six men, three women, and ten children from Creston, Iowa, to Arizona, where they settled in the Buckeye area.
The coldest temperature recorded in Buckeye was 11 °F or −11.7 °C on January 8, 1913.
Buckeye is a city in Maricopa County, , United States and is the westernmost suburb in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
The City of Buckeye had a population of 90,032 as of July 1, 2021.
A vote to designate the town as the City of Buckeye became effective in 2014. A vote to change the town into the City of Buckeye, which now encompasses over 600 square miles (1,600 km2) in the master plan, became effective January 1, 2014.
The primary coordinate point for Buckeye is located at latitude 33.3703 and longitude -112.5838 in Maricopa County.
Buckeye is located at 33°22’13″N 112°35’2″W (33.3703200, -112.5837800).
People born in Buckeye, including baseball player Kole Calhoun, football player Bill Lueck, professional wrestler “Outlaw” Eddie Sullivan