Why you'd want to live in Peoria
Peoria spans more than 162 square miles within Maricopa County, and has on of the best school districts in the state. In addition, Peoria offers affordable housing and close proximity to downtown Phoenix. Peoria’s medical services and health care facilities are among the most comprehensive in the Valley. Furthermore, the Arrowhead Towne Center and the North Valley Power Center offer excellent variety of department stores, specialty shops and restaurants. The Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres train each spring at the Peoria Sports Complex. Many beautiful hotels and numerous restaurants adjoin the Sports Complex. Peoria is home to Lake Pleasant, a 24,000-acre water wonderland surrounded by desert flora and fauna, with hiking trails, campgrounds, a lake overlook and boat ramps.