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By: Land 4 You Admin on January 10, 2014, 10:51 am
Kingman is a dynamic community with a robust growth rate. From modest beginnings in 1882 as a railroad siding, Kingman has grown immensely. Located in the heart of the longest remaining stretch of Route 66, Kingman continues to be an important stop for Americans and Europeans still searching for kicks on Route 66. Arizona can boast the longest stretch of Route 66 still in existence between Chicago and Los Angeles. Beginning just west of Ashfork and continuing from Seligman through Peach Springs, this stretch of the original road positions Kingman as the "Heart of Historic Route 66."
Imagine yourself here: against a backdrop of vast, clean blue skies, beautiful desert vistas, vibrant lakesides and the Grand Canyon, taking advantage of a low cost of living, friendly neighborhoods and endless recreational opportunities. Have lunch under the London Bridge, take a boat out on the lake, explore the breathtaking views at the Grand Canyon Skywalk or take a whitewater rafting adventure offered by Grand Canyon West, or just relax in our 300+ days of sunshine. You’ll find historic charm to modern luxury to the great outdoors, the Grand Canyon, scenic Lake Mead, and historic stops all along famous Route 66.
The City of Kingman straddles the pine-forested Hualapai, the rugged Cerbat and Black Mountain ranges, and offers the best of Arizona's high desert culture and lifestyle. Kingman is an easy commute to the casinos of Las Vegas and Laughlin, professional sports in Phoenix, the natural wonder of the Grand Canyon; and a half day’s drive to the beaches of California. The Hoover Dam Bypass project, located along U.S. 93, opens doors for communities like Kingman as an affordable alternative for a Las Vegas commuter. The price difference, coupled with the new bypass, has Las Vegas developers making land deals and with property owners in Kingman, Arizona. Homes to suit any family’s needs and budget can be found throughout Kingman. Residents enjoy the area’s natural beauty and inviting climate. Kingman’s cost of living is among the lowest in the southwest and considerably lower than southern California. Housing, land, and facility costs are a bargain. Now is an excellent time for you to relocate in the growing, progressive city of Kingman!
Business & Industry
The Kingman area hosts an expanding industrial base, which includes traditional interests such as mining and light manufacturing, as well as green endeavors such as solar and biofuels. Alternative energy will be a major player in Kingman's area growth. Wind and Solar plants are beginning to dot the region. The Kingman area is being considered for several wind and solar projects. Kingman continues to grow in its importance as a regional trade, service and distribution center for northwestern Arizona and the Western United States. Growth in U.S. trade with Canada and Mexico, combined with the city's strategic location on national transportation routes, continues to provide an excellent opportunity for Kingman to be a center for international trade. Major transportation modes serving Kingman include I-40, U.S. 93 (soon to be Interstate 11), two BNSF main lines, and a commercial airport offering one-day access to ALL major southwest markets. Interstate 40 provides immediate east-west access from California to the east coast. U.S. 93 (soon to be Interstate 11) is widely known to be a part of the CANAMEX Corridor providing north-south trade access from Canada into Mexico.
Enjoy a wide range of recreation. Kingman and Colorado River areas offer a unique range of recreational and historical attractions as do several ghost towns in the area. The rivers and lakes offer fishing along with boating and other forms of water-oriented recreation. Hike mountains, ride an ATV, golf, swim, or complete Centennial Park’s fitness track. We're only a short distance from boating on the Colorado River or pontooning at Temple Bar.
Kingman takes education seriously. The school district educates 7400 students with an average class size of 22. There are also 20 private schools offering pre-school to high school curriculum. Mohave Community College provides associate degrees, and has recently broken ground on a new nursing program.
Why should I buy land in Valle Vista?
Kingman’s quality housing, excellent schools including community college with extended learning through Northern Arizona University, low crime rate, clean environment, several parks, 2 public golf courses, regional attractions, available land and natural resources, and the pleasant climate are just a few of the many positive factors that have attracted new residents and businesses to Kingman.
Only 14 miles north of Kingman on Route 66 is Valle Vista, a growing community with it's own Golf course, Country Club, public park and pool. Each lot has paved roads, power, water and phone. Cell service is excellent too. You can own a .25 acre lot for only $3,999.00 with $299.00 down and payments of only $75.00 per month. Financing is easy and interest is a low 5%.
Lake Mead has the most interesting bicycle ride!...
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