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Our CommunityLiving in Chandler

As one of the fastest growing communities in the nation, Chandler has transformed from a small agricultural town at the turn of the 20th Century to the High Tech Oasis in the Silicon Desert of today.

  The City of Chandler, Arizona was founded in 1912 and incorporated in 1920. Since its early beginnings, Chandler is a vibrant, highly diverse community. Here is a brief community profile and demographics.
     
  The City's Public Arts Program enhances the quality of our public places. Since 1983, a seven-member Arts Commission has administered the City's Art in Public Places Program, commissioning and purchasing unique works of art for the enjoyment of Chandler residents and visitors.

> Take our Interactive Art Tour
     
  Several public school districts serve the residents of Chandler. In addition, you can find charter schools and several institutions of higher learning.
     
  As a public service, the City provides links to a number of government, education and general interest Web sites.
     
  The City of Chandler is committed to preserving, interpreting and making history available to the community. Remembering our city’s past while creating roots for new families and generations is critical as the city transforms from a quiet farm town to one of the largest urban cities in the West.
     
  Chandler Regional Medical Center is