Avondale is located at the base of the Estrella mountains off the Interstate I-10 corridor. It is on over 41 square miles with a population of about 76,238 (2010). It is located Southwest of Phoenix and is about a 15-minute commute. Avondale is one of the nation’s fastest-growing communities. The city has tried to attempt to create a small town atmosphere with community events and recreation activities. Friendship Park has a dog Avondale is home to the Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) where NASCAR holds two races annually.
For sports lovers, you are also close to the University of Phoenix Stadium, Jobing.com arena and many of the Cactus League Spring training stadiums. If you enjoy golf, Coldwater Golf Club was voted “Best course to Play on a Budget” by the Arizona Republic. Spend the afternoon with friends on the 18-hole course and enjoy the mountain and lake views. Outdoor sporting enthusiasts can also enjoy hiking, biking and wildlife viewing in the Estrella Mountain Regional Park. Avondale offers a variety of affordable housing opportunities including lakefront and golf communities. Avondale is serviced by the Avondale School District. The zip codes for Avondale are 85323 and 85392.