Archived from on September 17, 2012. Ayer's Grocery Store, the first store in Gilbert, opened in 1910 and became the location of the first post office in 1912. Last accessed on April 27, 2008. You can help by to prose, if. As of 2009, and due to annexations the current Municipal Planning Area of Gilbert has a total area of 76. Unlike most of its neighboring communities, Gilbert is theoretically vulnerable to annexation. Although the facility borders the formerly tracks and has provisions for commuter rail service, there is currently no such service.
Several regional arterials also serve the area, including Williams Field Road, Boulevard, and Gilbert Road. In 2018 started testing in a small portion of the northwest portion of the town of Gilbert. The town grew at an average annual growth rate of nearly 13% during this 30-year period. Recently, a facility was constructed in downtown Gilbert for bus service and future service. For instance, Arizona towns do not have as much power to regulate utilities and construction within their borders as cities possess. Archived from on August 13, 2010.
Decennial Census in September 2009 As of the of 2010, there were 208,453 people, 74,147 housing units, and 3. The mayor of Gilbert is Jenn Daniels. . By 1915, they began holding church meetings at the Gilbert Elementary School. It is south of and northeast of.
Archived from on July 9, 2009. The location of the town post office moved several times before settling on the east side of Gilbert Road in downtown, where it still stands today. Sunday service is only available on Routes 108, 112, 156, and 184. Gilbert encompasses 76 square miles 197 km 2 and has made a rapid transformation from an agriculture-based community to an economically diverse suburban center located in the southeast valley of the Greater Phoenix area. In the last three decades, Gilbert has grown at an extremely high rate, increasing in population from 5,717 in 1980 to 208,453 as of the.
In 2017, the town's population was estimated to be at 242,354. The town is also home to , a chain of private schools. In 1918, they were organized into the Gilbert Ward. A small section of the Superstition Freeway also skirts the northern boundary of the town at the Higley Road interchange Exit 186. According to records, Gilbert was the largest town in the United States with zero murders in 2005, 2007, and 2014. Also in Gilbert are charter schools such as Eduprize the first charter school in Arizona , American Leadership Academy, and Legacy Traditional School.
December 2015 Historical population Census Pop. Archived from on April 17, 2010. Please help to to meet Wikipedia's quality standards. The national average was 8. Bus service is limited in Gilbert, with some north-south routes in Mesa dead-ending at Baseline Road before entering Gilbert. The town enjoys relative closeness to , which is located in east , and is a twenty-five-minute drive from. Where appropriate, incorporate items into the main body of the article.
In the gallery at the end of the article are images of some of these properties. The city of Gilbert has a low percentage of households without a car. The town is part of , which is represented by Republican and Gilbert resident. According to the , in the 2000 Census, the town had an estimated area of 40 square miles 104 km 2. Incorporated in July 1920, Gilbert was primarily a farming community fueled by the rail line and construction of the Roosevelt Dam and the Eastern and Consolidated Canals.
Most people get around by cars or bikes. In 1912, many Mormons who had fled the due to the actions of the forces of settled in Gilbert. . . .
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