Glendale/ ˈɡlɛndeɪl/ is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, located around 9 miles (14 km) northwest from Downtown Phoenix metro. Inning accordance with the 2010 census, the population of the city is 226,721. In the late 1800s exactly what is now called , Arizona, was all desert.
William John Murphy, a local of New Hartford, New York City, who lived in the community of Flagstaff in what was after that called the region of Arizona, supervised of developing a 40-mile-long (64 kilometres) Arizona Canal from Granite Coral Reef to New River for the Arizona Canal Company. In 1885, he finished the canal, which would certainly bring water to the desert land. Murphy was deep in debt, since he had agreed to be paid in Arizona Canal Firm stock and bonds and also land instead of money
Glendale expenses itself as “Arizona’s Vintage Capital”, with support for its claim from both Sunset magazine (2004) and also a 1998 write-up in U.S.A Today. Glendale is house to the popular Arrowhead Towne Center mall in the northwest component of the city. also is the home of Midwestern College, cosmopolitan Phoenix metro’s first clinical college, as well as a significant post-graduate worldwide company institution: the Thunderbird College of Global Management.
Glendale today is the sporting activities destination for all Arizona, as Jobing.com Sector as well as NHL Coyotes continue to bring in followers to new development in the far western locations of the city. The modern College of Phoenix az Arena in , Ariz. is likewise host to the Tostitos Feast Bowl as well as BCS Championship games as well as the 2008 Super Dish.