Place:Goodyear, Maricopa, Arizona, United States

Watchers


NameGoodyear
Alt namesEgyptsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4009138
Goodyear Farmssource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4009138
TypeCity
Coordinates33.39°N 112.399°W
Located inMaricopa, Arizona, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Goodyear (O'odham: Valin Thak) is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. It is a suburb of Phoenix and is in the Phoenix metropolitan area. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is 65,275. Goodyear was the third fastest-growing place among all cities and towns in Arizona of any size between 1990 and 2000 (with an increase of 245.2%). The July 1, 2011 population estimate was 66,309, with an increase of 1.6%.

The city is home to the Goodyear Ballpark, where the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds of the MLB practice their spring training. On June 6, 2008, Goodyear won the All-America City Award, sponsored by the National Civic League. The city is named after the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, when the company had farmland to grow cotton for their tires.

Research Tips


This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Goodyear, Arizona. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.