Tolleson is located in Maricopa County
on the western city limits of Phoenix
along Interstate 10. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 5,121, an increase of 685 since 1990.
Tolleson is in Central Arizona and covers six square miles. Tolleson has a solid agriculture area. Tolleson has a warm sunny climate with a summer high temperature of 104 and a winter low temperature of 38 degrees.
In the early 1900's, a stagecoach station named Ten Mile Store was located in the area that is now Tolleson. The town was incorporated in 1929. Tolleson was the first city in Arizona to have all paved streets.
Agriculture has always been very important and continues to a beneficial part of the town today.
Tolleson is part of the Phoenix-Mesa, Arizona metro area.
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12/09 Coming to The area
National Festival of the West Scottsdale AZ March21-24 Nation Festival of the West is the country's largest celebration of the Old West and the American Cowboy.
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be:
Concert (Saturday night),
Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and
RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.