Green Valley, AZ
What town: Green Valley
Population: Area combined with town of Sahuarita shows 50,000, but during the warmer months the winter visitors go back north and the population gets a lot less.
Telephone Co. Name: Qwest or Cox
Electric Co. Name: Tucson Electric
Gas Co Name: Southwest gas
Cable Co. Name: Cox
City Trash Name: Waste Management or Saguaro, Saguaro is cheaper and gives you free recycle bins but only picks up once a week
City Water Name: Farmers Water
Hospital Name: Several Urgent Care Clinics and primary doctors in the area, but major hospitals are 45 mins to the north in Tucson. UMC has a new children's hospital "Diamond", TMC is the other major one. Northwest and Tucson Heart are good for emergencies but will transfer you to the others for any other services.
Parks and Rec.: Madera Canyon is gorgeous (oaks, pines, snow in winter, flowing creek in spring, campsites and picnic tables) and only about a 20 min drive from Continental Rd. Madera Highlands has two small playgrounds, a community pool (for residents), dog park, tennis, basketball courts, picnic tables. Quail Creek park has a large dog park, playground with swings, picnic tables. Anamax Park has a community center where they offer kids clubs, classes, etc. A skate park, ball fields, large playground with swings.
Some small parks are scattered around other neighborhoods and Rancho Sahuarita to the north has several large parks and playgrounds, ball fields, lake etc, all open to the public. (Pool and splash pad there is private) There are several choices for kids sports and classes in the area. AYSO practices and holds games at Sahuarita Park, Young Artists Community Ballet has dance classes on White House Canyon Rd, Sahuarita Dance and Sahuarita Cheer also have classes in the area. Martial arts and softball/t-ball also. County library is small but you can request items online and they will transport to the local branch and notify you when to pick up. They have story times for toddlers and preschoolers. Even smaller branch is near Rancho.
Newspaper Name: AZ Daily Star, Green Valley News
Chamber of Commerce: Green Valley, or Town of Sahuarita
Convention & Visitors Bureau: Tucson