Chandler is located in Maricopa County just southeast of Phoenix between Tempe and Florence along Highway 87.
Chandler is part of the Phoenix-Mesa, Arizona metro area.
Historic Downtown Chandler is located at Arizona Avenue just south of Chandler Boulevard. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Historic Downtown Chandler dates to 1912. Historic Downtown offers antique shops and many interesting stores. The City is proud of its heritage, and celebrates it with museums, art, festivals and events. Self-guided Downtown walking tours are provided, with maps and history guides available from any of the downtown stores.