Marana Real Estate and Marana Homes for Sale
According to the 2010 U.S. census, Marana’s population is 34,961. It was the fourth fastest-growing place among all cities and towns in Arizona of any size from 1990 to 2000.
Marana was named for the Spanish word maraña (“thicket”) by 19th century railroad workers who had to clear a line through the area. Zthe area was predominantly a farming area, and cotton amongst other crops are grown there.
In 2007, Marana began hosting the PGA Tour WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship at Dove Mountain Gallery Golf Course and the Ritz Carlton Hotel when finished no hosts the Event in February every year. The Event attracts the top 64 Players on the Tour and brings a lot of people to the area.
Marana also hosts a private air park Marana Regional Airport for smaller planes and also Pinal Airpark (Evergreen International Aviation). Many commercial airlines send their planes there for storage, and Pinal Airpark used to be an air base for the CIA in the 1970′s and n 1980′s.
There are varieties of housing available in the Marana area. The area encompasses large subdivisions, golf course communities, horse properties, gated and non gated communities as well as over 55 communities as well.
There are a wide choice of styles and also a wide choice of terrain in the Marana area.