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Tempe, AZ Real Estate

Tempe, also known as Hayden’s Ferry during the territorial times of Arizona, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2010 population of 161,719. The city is named after the Vale of Tempe in Greece. Tempe is located in the East Valley section of metropolitan Phoenix; it is bordered by Phoenix and Guadalupe on the west, Scottsdale on the north, Chandler on the south, and Mesa on the east. Tempe is the location of US Airways Group’s corporate headquarters, and the home of Arizona State University.

Tempe is served by multiple school districts.

Most of Tempe is within the Tempe Elementary School District and the Tempe Union High School District; however, other portions are served by the Kyrene School District (K-8), Scottsdale Unified School District (K-12), and Mesa Public Schools (K-12). James Madison Preparatory School and Tempe Preparatory Academy are also located in the area.

Tempe also contains one of the state’s three major universities, Arizona State University, the Maricopa County Community College District administrative offices and the headquarters of Rio Salado Community College.

Tempe Public Library serves Tempe. The children’s library is now 18,816 square feet large.

source: wikipedia.org


 

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