Gilbert, Arizona is the largest town in the United States that hasn't been incorporated as a city. With a population of 191,517 (2006 estimate), Gilbert continues to grow to new heights, along with the nearby communities of Mesa, Phoenix, Chandler, Queen Creek, Tempe, Scottsdale, and Sun Lakes. Gilbert has a reputation for being a wholesome, child-friendly locale with plenty of opportunity to enjoy Arizona's sunshine. Located in the heart of Maricopa County, Gilbert enjoys mild, dry winters and beautifully warm summers that attract even international tourists.
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Schools in Gilbert are generally zoned to the Gilbert Public Schools, though others fall under the jurisdiction of the Chandler Unified School District, Mesa Public Schools, and Queen Creek Unified School District. Students have the traditional choices of private or public schooling, as well as Montessori and religious-based education. The nearest post-secondary schools (all within twenty miles or less) are: Chandler/Gilbert Community College, Mesa Community College, Scottsdale Community College, Rio Salado Community College, Al Collins Graphic Design School Ltd., Arizona State university (main campus), and the University of Phoenix (Phoenix campus).
Nature lovers and dabblers alike will delight the the Riparian Preserve, with over four miles of walking trails, hundreds of different bird species, and fishing at the Water Ranch. One popular event during the summer in Gilbert are the Spring Concerts in the Park. On the first Thursday of every month, residents and visitors are invited to the Freestone Park Amphitheater to attend a concert free of charge! Music ranges from big band to oldie-goldies, rock, and country. Especially for the young (and the young at heart), the Bounce Zone and Play in Place amusement parks are sure to please children of all ages. Those seeking a historical perspective on the town (or perhaps simply some really nifty boutiques) should visit the Heritage District---marked by its antique buildings, unique restaurants, and one of a kind stores!