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Community Facilities
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parker's community facilities include one museum, two libraries and the Colorado River Indian Tribal Museum. The recreational facilities include six area parks, two rodeo arenas, two senior citizen centers, one 18-hole golf course, an Olympic-size swimming pool, three lighted tennis courts, a recreation center, a golf driving range and several basketball, handball and badminton courts. At the Blue Water Resort, there is miniature golf and a movie theater.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Educational Institutions
 
 
Public
Private
 
Elementary
Y
N
 
High School
Y
N
 
Middle School
Y
N
 
   
Financial
   
Number of Banks: 5
 
 
 
Industrial Properties
 
   
The Town of Parker has an industrial park zoned for light and heavy industry with sites from five to 38 acres. Call the Parker Economic Development Office for more information. The Arizona & California Railroad Company, Ltd. has two parcels available for industrial development. A 15-acre parcel is adjacent to the railroad in Parker and has all utilities. The other parcel is 100 acres in the annexed area known as Parker South. Contact the Railroad at: 1301 California Avenue, Parker, AZ 85344 or the Chamber of Commerce. The Colorado River Tribe own a 100-acre industrial park in Parker.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Governmental Agencies
 
Fire Department: Volunteer
 
Law Enforcement: City Police Department
 
   
 
 
Airport
 
Utilities
   
Parker/Avi Suquilla Airport, which has a 4,850-ft. hard surface, lighted
runway, UNICOM radio, fuel and ground transportation
 
Electricity
APS (Statewide)
1-800-253-9405
     
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Colorado River
(928) 669-7173
Medical  
Parker has one hospital
 
Natural Gas
Southwest Gas Corp (Statewide)
1-800-766-9722
 
   
Sewer
Colorado River Indian Tribes
(928) 669-9211
Hotel and Lodging Facilities  
Number of Rooms: 532
 
Telephone
GTE West
(928) 537-6110
Meeting rooms: 8
 
Water
CRIT Regional Watrer System
(928) 669-2121
Capacity of largest Facility: 110
 
         
 
 
 
Property Tax Rate
1990
2000
2008
Elementary/High School
3.30
1.47
0.61
City/Fire District
0.0
1.36
0.0
Countywide
5.24
4.96
4.06
Totals
8.54
7.79
4.87
Source: Arizona Tax Research Association
Note: Tax rate per $100 assessed valuation
 
 
 
       
Sales Tax
   
2008
City/Town
   
2.00%
County
   
1.00%
State
   
5.00%
Sources: League of Arizona Cities & Towns, Arizona Dept. of Revenue