Dear New Resident,

Welcome to the city of Apache Junction, surrounded by legends at the foot of the majestic Superstition Mountains. We’re pleased that you have chosen to live near one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in America. The legendary home of Jacob Waltz’s Lost Dutchman Gold Mine, where fortune seekers have been in search of gold since the late 1800s.

Those of us who live here know the real treasure is the city of Apache Junction, the most beautiful place in the valley. A community in every sense of the word; a rural feel on the edge of the big city, yet quick access to 4 professional sports teams, 3 zoos, multiple lakes and world-class shopping.

Soon you’ll get to know your friendly neighbors and helpful business folks. You’ll find an eclectic downtown where our local businesses can serve up a delicious meal, dazzle you with entertainment options and provide a wide variety of shopping. Whether it be on a hike, horse or Harley, there is always something to do in Apache Junction.

As you become more familiar with the city, its diverse population, businesses and events, there are plenty of resources for you as a new resident. You can learn all about what to do in Apache Junction at www.visitaj.com. And if you have specific questions about your new home, the city’s webpage, www.ajcity.net, has many answers or the path to addressing your questions.

Welcome Home! Welcome to Apache Junction.


Mayor Jeff Serdy

City of Apache Junction

City Hall
Golf and Outdoor Activities
Lost Dutchman Days Parade
Photos by Jack Olson
Images in the Wilderness