Apache Junction is named for the junction of the Apache Trail and Old West Highway. Located in the East Valley of the Phoenix Metro area. The city is bounded by the Superstition Mountains (a federal wilderness area and home of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine) on the east, the Goldfield Mountains with the Bulldog Recreation Area on the north and the city of Mesa on the west. Goldfield Ghost Town, a tourist location preserved from former prospecting days, lies near the western face of Superstition Mountain just off Highway 88 (Apache Trail). Its close proximity to the Superstition Mountains provides plenty of recreational activity, hiking and biking trails, and historical museums related to the history of this western territory including the legend of the lost gold mine.
Apache Junction offers a unique array of housing opportunities including custom homes with panoramic mountain views, affordable subdivisions, active adult 55+ communities with amenities in all price ranges.
Looking for land and acreage? Apache Junction offers land for purchase to build your custom home. Horse property, space to build your workshop or RV garage, and properties with space between the neighbors, and plenty of mountain views are waiting for you.
Apache Junction maintains its own school system through the Apache Junction Unified School District. Retail shopping, restaurants and Mom and Pop shops abound for all to enjoy.
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