Tolleson – Connecting Phoenix to the West Valley
Tolleson’s proximity to Phoenix and affordable housing makes it a great place to call home!
The city was founded in 1912 by Walter G. and Alethea H. Tolleson and was incorporated in 1929. Agriculture has been at the heart of the community, and the Tolleson’s purchased a 160-acre ranch and the Tolleson’s encouraged others to come and buy land, even chartering a train to get prospective buyers to come and view the land!
Today, Tolleson is a major industrial hub, with over 20 Fortune 500 companies, employing more than 20,000 people.
It remains a family oriented, small town atmosphere with a diverse population and economic growth!
Homes and Communities
Tolleson has homes for a wide variety of budgets and needs from starter homes to custom homes on horse properties, there is something for everyone! Here are some featured communities:
Located close to the I10 and Phoenix, this community has scenic views of the Estrella Mountains! You will have plenty to do with family and friends as there are walking trails throughout the community and there are armadas and playgrounds for you to enjoy the beautiful outdoors!
Homes range in size from 1,000 sq feet to just over 3,3300 sq ft with both single and two level homes available!
Farmington Glen is a popular master-planned neighborhood in Tolleson and has over 600 homes ranging in size from 1,300 sq ft to 3,190 sq ft.There are parks throughout the community and the largest one has a giant grass field, shaded ramada, picnic tables and charcoal grills. Paved sidewalks and trails provide an area for joggers, pet owners and walkers to enjoy the outdoors!
A great place to call home, Sunset Farms has homes ranging in size from 1,442 to 3.324 sq ft and is conveniently located close to shopping dining and entertainment! Close to the I-10 and the future South Mountain Freeway, this is a great place to call home. Trails to get in your daily exercise, ramada’s and BBQ’s and more!
Education choices for families is a major consideration for many families and Tolleson and the surrounding areas have school choices that include public, charter and private schools.
To research your school options for Tolleson, click here: https://www.greatschools.org/arizona/tolleson/schools/
Parks and Recreation
The City Council is committed to developing a family recreation center for the community. New amenities include: fitness center, teen room, game room arts & crafts center, gym and free public wi-fi! There will also be after school programs, summer reading activities, fitness classes and more!
The City of Tolleson Community Pool is located not he Tolleson High School Campus and is open late May to Late July – with open swim and swimming lessons!
Ak-Chin Pavilion – Located just minutes from Avondale and known for it’s wonderful acoustics, Ak-Chin amphitheater seats 8.106 under a pavilion roof and an additional 12,000 outside. The season starts in April and closes in October and has seen acts such as Billy Joel, Van Hallen, Metallica and Green Day perform on it’s stage.
ISM Raceway – Formerly knows as Phoenix International Raceway , ISM Raceway hosts two NASCAR race weekends annually, attracting spectators from around the world.. It also hosts AnyCar and CART as well as the WeatherTech Sports Car Chamopionship. It is a 1-mile, low banked tai-oval race track and opened in 1964, a $178 million renovation good place in 2017 and the venue now has grandstand seating for 42,000!