Cave Creek, AZ
Cave Creek is located two miles north of Carefree Highway (Hwy. 74) on Cave CreekRoad, about 25 miles north of Phoenix. The temperature is slightly cooler with even lower humidity. This is truly a desert environment that supports an endless variety of outdoor activities to include hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, golf & tennis. The landscape is highlighted by the natural beauty of the crested mountains and the contrasting open desert with all varieties of indigenous cacti.
A true sense of the ‘Old West’, things move a little slower in Cave Creek, now a haven for people looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. With several places to stop and meet with other enthusiasts, it is also an area that supports the ‘Weekend Warrior’ motorcycle riders. Contrary to popular belief, this is a well-behaved influence and welcomed by Cave Creek merchants and residents alike.
Statistics & Facts:
The population is approximately 2,925.
The approximate number of families is 1,363.
The amount of land area in Cave creek is 64.214 sq. kilometers.
The distance to the Arizona state capital is 20 statute miles.
The town was settled in 1877 and founded in 1890.