Former Hay Capital of the World – Ranked #28 in U.S. – Gilbert, Arizona

 CNN Money Magazine, August 2008, ranked Gilbert Arizona the 28th Best Place to Live in the United States.
28. Gilbert, AZ


Top 100 rank: 28

Population: 191,500

In the early 1900s, Gilbert was known  as the Hay Capital of the World. Today it is a bustling small city and  the fastest-growing town in Arizona in the last decade.

New  development projects include the Freestone Recreation Center, a new  regional mall called SanTan Village, and a planned Mormon temple.

Retaining  the charm of the old days, the town’s Heritage District remains a  quaint and historic heart of the community. And the schools are top  notch.


Under my leadership, we were able to achieve an unbelievable explosion of growth and prosperity.  I believe that Gilbert has the potential to be on the verge of a second explosion.  As Mayor again, I will provide strong, pragmatic leadership to restore Gilbert to its rightful place as a municipal leader in the great State of Arizona.

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