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Welcome to Chandler ...

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

Chandler was established in 1912.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chandler has a population of 261,161 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Chandler lies within the (480) area code.

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

Websites for Chandler ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chandler had an population of 261,161 people. This is an increase of 10.6% 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 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 (which had 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 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
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phoenix
    • Phoenix is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,708,127 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenix <5>
  • Mesa
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesa
    • Mesa is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 528,159 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesa <5>
  • Scottsdale
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Tempe
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tempe
    • Tempe is located in Maricopa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,402 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tempe <5>
  • Queen Creek
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Apache Junction
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Paradise Valley
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Guadalupe
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Corona Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corona Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corona Village
    • Corona Village is located in Maricopa County
  • Gilbert
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)

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.

Adding Chandler to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Chandler in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Chandler was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Chandler post office opened in 1912.

We also found Chandler on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Arizona and New Mexico (1925).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Chandler.

The official website for Chandler:

The official website for Maricopa County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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