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Welcome to Chandler ...

The city of Chandler is located in Maricopa County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chandler has a population of 261,165 people<2> (see below for details).

Chandler was established in 1912.

The community of Chandler is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Chandler lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Chandler: (480)

The ZIP codes for Chandler: 85224-85226, 85244, 85246, 85248-85249<4>

Websites for Chandler ...

Official Website:   www.chandleraz.gov/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.chandlerchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chandler had an population of 261,165 people. This is an increase of 10.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 47.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chandler had a population of 236,123 people (or 6.19% of the total population of Maricopa County). This makes Chandler the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Chandler represents 3.69% of the total population of Arizona (which has 6,392,017 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 236,123 people, the population of Chandler increased 33.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 176,581 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Chandler.

Communities Also Named Chandler ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Chandler - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (2), Michigan (4), Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Quebec (3), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chandler.

Communities near Chandler ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Chandler.

  • Phoenix [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phoenix
    • Phoenix [Maricopa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Chandler
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,680,992 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenix
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenix<6>
  • Mesa [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesa
    • Mesa [Maricopa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Chandler
    • Estimated population in 2019: 518,012 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesa<6>
  • Scottsdale [Maricopa County]
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    • Scottsdale [Maricopa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Chandler
    • Estimated population in 2019: 258,069 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsdale<6>
  • Tempe [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tempe
    • Tempe [Maricopa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Chandler
    • Estimated population in 2019: 195,805 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tempe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tempe<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Queen Creek [Maricopa County]
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      • Queen Creek [Maricopa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Chandler
      • Estimated population in 2019: 50,890 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queen Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Queen Creek<6>
    • Apache Junction [Pinal County]
    • Paradise Valley [Maricopa County]
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      • Paradise Valley [Maricopa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Chandler
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,637 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paradise Valley<6>
    • Guadalupe [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guadalupe
      • Guadalupe [Maricopa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Chandler
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,631 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guadalupe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guadalupe<6>
    • Corona Village [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corona Village
      • Corona Village [Maricopa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Chandler
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corona Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corona Village
    • Gilbert [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert
      • Gilbert [Maricopa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Chandler
      • Estimated population in 2019: 254,114 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chandler. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chandler.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chandler. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Chandler.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chandler. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Chandler.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chandler ...

Looking for more information about Chandler? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Chandler, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chandler.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Arizona

About Maricopa County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chandler: www.chandleraz.gov/

The official website for Maricopa County: www.maricopa.gov/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Maricopa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chandler.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chandler - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Chandler). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chandler or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Chandler includes: 85224, 85225, 85244, 85246, 85248 & 85249.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chandler) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chandler. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chandler

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chandler. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3062, Longitude: -111.8415    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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