Retirees looking for affordable homes can find the price range they are seeking. Golden Valley is the perfect location to enjoy the space, freedom and charm of this growing community. There are several churches in Golden Valley.
Golden Valley, Arizona is a very desirable place to live and play, full time, part time, for snow birds, and retirement. The residents of Golden Valley include a mixture of retirees, business owners, and employees of the surrounding cities.
Golden Valley is well located in northwestern Arizona in Mohave County. Access to Interstate I-40 is close by and the Canamex Highway connecting Canada and Mexico passes along the east edge of the valley using US Highway 93 that goes from Phoenix to Las Vegas.
Historic Old Route 66 with the longest remaining stretch of the original road in the USA is at the south end of the valley. State Route 68 goes right through Golden Valley connecting Kingman, Arizona to Bullhead City, Arizona and Laughlin, Nevada.
The population of the Golden Valley area is just over 10,000 and growing fast. The amount of land area in Golden Valley is about 28 square miles. The distance to the Arizona state capital is around 170 miles. Golden Valley elevation is 2,805 feet above sea level and the valley is about 12 miles wide along Arizona State Route 68.
Water for Golden Valley comes from an aquifer, which has a static level of about 1050 feet below the surface. The area has 100 year status on water availability. Geologists claim the aquifer is an underground lake that's fed by an underground river coming from under the Cerbat Mountains, on the east edge of the valley.
The temperature ranges from highs of about 105 in the summer to lows in the winter usually around 45 degrees on the colder days. The weather in Golden Valley is comfortable year-round. There is a year round breeze so it is nice in the summer. There are very few days when the temperatures will exceed the above temperature ranges.
The average high temperature in the summer is 90-105
The average high temperature in the winter is 40-70 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 52.3 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 68.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 93.8 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 73.1 degrees F.
People who go play in Laughlin where there are 11 casinos, enjoy coming home to cooler Golden Valley. Golden Valley temperatures are normally 15 to 18 degrees cooler than the Colorado River Valley. The fun and refreshing waters of the Colorado River as well as Lakes Mohave, Lake Mead, and Lake Havasu are all nearby.
Golden Valley is manufactured home friendly. You can own your own lot and never pay park rent. The Golden Valley area is set to add major stick build housing developments. A master-planned golf-course community with a total build out of 38,000 homes is planned, zoned and ready to build in the future.
Golden Valley is the place with sunny days, and cool clear star studded nights. You can live in the quiet comfort of rural western living with the convenience of being close to larger cities.