Welcome to Chandler!
Today, Chandler has a reputation for being a leader in innovation and technology with corporations such as Intel, Avnet, Garmin, Microchip, Orbital, and so on. The attitude of science and innovative technology have deep roots in Chandler history beginning with its founder, AJ Chandler, in 1912. Although back then technology wasn't what it is today, AJ studied irrigation and engineering in order bring innovative approaches to bringing water through the desert for agricultural development of his ranch. Chandler grew with AJ's technology to became The City of Chandler in 1954.
Chandler has since grown through the Tech Boom to 64 square miles, and about 250,000 residents. With its reputation for all things technology, Chandler also maintains the quaint culture of its roots. Chandler offers great schools, golf courses, art galleries, restaurants, festivals, shopping, a buzzing downtown, many parks, and a host of things to explore... including great coffee shops.