The affluent suburb of Gilbert, Arizona is located just 22 miles southeast of Phoenix and 8 miles south of Mesa. Founded in 1891, Gilbert is an affluent town with plenty to offer those looking for apartments to rent.
The Gilbert Historical Society is located in a 1913 school house that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visitors can view artifacts, photographs, and memorabilia that chronicle the history of the town. Hale Centre Theatre, opened in 1947, features plays and musical events. The Desert Botanical Garden contains one of the world’s finest collections of desert plants on 50 acres.
Fast-growing Gilbert has one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the state, making this a great location for families to find rental apartments. There’s also a community center, a recreation center, a baseball facility, and an ice skating rink. Family-oriented annual events include a So Long Summer Fest, concerts in the park, and Gilbert Days and Rodeo.