Although Avondale has been labeled by some as a suburb of Phoenix, the city itself continues to maintain its own identity. The West Valley View newspaper, published twice weekly since 1986 is still independent and headquartered in Avondale. This local periodical keeps neighbors informed about what's going on with local residents, schools and community developments. Library programs and special events are arranged for children, teens and adults. The city partners with local community centers and educators to offer classes in such subjects as art, fitness, writing, music and dance. Soccer, baseball, softball and basketball leagues maintain full schedules here. Active adult programs are provided to keep citizens 60 years of age and older active, healthy and with a purpose.
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Here in Avondale, Arizona, home to some 76,000 residents, the Agua Fria River runs through it, splitting the town east and west. Vibrant with many small neighborhoods, Avondale has properties available in all price ranges. Homes tend to be modern, most built in the 1990s, 2000s or otherwise brand new. One very unique neighborhood is the master-planned Garden Lakes community. Although in the desert southwest, here you may forget where you are, as waterfront homes, boats, lush landscaping and parks characterize the area.SHOW MORE