According to the United States Census Bureau, Chandler has a total area of 58.0 square miles, of which 57.9 square miles is land and 0.1 square miles is water.
Chandler is twinned with two sister cities: Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland & Tainan, Taiwan.
In 1891, Dr Alexander John Chandler, the first veterinary surgeon in Arizona Territory, settled on a ranch south of Mesa, studying irrigation engineering. By 1900, he had acquired 18,000 acres of land and began drawing up plans for a townsite on what was then known as the Chandler Ranch. The townsite office opened on May 16, 1912.
Chandler is noted for its annual Ostrich Festival.
The estimated population of Chandler is 261,165, as of 2019. According to the United States Census Bureau.
Chandler’s oldest drinking water well is the Erie well, which has been in service since 1948.
A southwest tradition for over 50 years, the annual Tumbleweed tree is constructed from 1500-2000 tumbleweeds, 1200 lights, 65 pounds of glitter, and 25 lbs. of paint.
Chandler only has one radio License: KMLE.
Chandler is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and a suburb of the Phoenix, Arizona, Metropolitan Statistical Area.
In 2012, the city celebrated its 100th birthday. Centennial events were planned throughout the year.