Douglas Real Estate

Discover Douglas: Where Copper Mines Forge History and Borders Blend in Cultural Harmony

The town of Douglas got its name from a man named James Douglas, who was one of the pioneers in mining. They built this town to process copper from the mines in Bisbee, which was nearby.

But the history of this area goes way back in time. In the 1700s, the Spanish people made a fort called San Bernardino close to where Douglas is now. That place is famous for bird watching and wildlife.

And guess what?

Many famous people from the past were connected to this area. People like Geronimo, Cochise, Wyatt Earp, and a wealthy rancher named John Slaughter all had a part in shaping the history of this region.

Nowadays, both tourists and people who live there love the beautiful parks and nature in the town. They also take pride in the town's history, which has many fascinating things to see. For example, there's a stunning hotel called the Gadsden Hotel, with impressive marble columns and beautiful Tiffany stained-glass windows. There's also a grand theater called the Douglas Grand Theater, which used to be the largest theater between Los Angeles and San Antonio.

El Paso and Southwestern Railroad Passenger Depot, Douglas, AZ

El Paso and Southwestern Railroad Passenger Depot, Douglas, AZ

Douglas is located very close to the border of Mexico, so it's easy to visit the Mexican city called Agua Prieta. You can explore Mexican culture, shop for authentic Mexican things, and enjoy delicious Mexican food.

Similarly, the Cochise County Fairgrounds is a large area located in Douglas where they hold various fun and exciting events throughout the year including the main event - the annual Cochise County Fair. People from Douglas and the surrounding areas come here to enjoy things like fairs, shows, competitions, and other community gatherings. It's a place where you can see different exhibits, ride on carnival attractions, try delicious food, and participate in games.

Douglas also has its very own airport called the Municipal Airport—an essential part of the town's infrastructure, helping to keep the community accessible and connected to the rest of the world.

In addition, the Cochise College Douglas Campus in partnership with the University of Arizona offers higher education degrees. The campus might not be located right in the main part of Douglas, but it's just a few minutes away, making it easily accessible to the town's residents who wish to pursue further education.

During the summer months, from June to August, it's really hot in Douglas, with average high temperatures around 90 to 97 degrees Fahrenheit. In the winter, from December to February, it's much cooler, with average high temperatures around 60 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit. The most rain falls in July and August, while the other months are drier with very little rain.

With green spaces and abundant wildlife, houses for sale in Douglas offer residents and visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area. And if you are interested in Douglas, AZ real estate, or need assistance with buying or selling property, you may consider reaching out to local real estate professionals such as Derrick Coates of EXP Realty. They can provide guidance and expertise in navigating the real estate market in Douglas and help you find the Douglas AZ homes for sale to suit your needs.

Douglas - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Douglas: $297,000 / County Avg $438,000


Avg Taxes in Douglas: $800 / County Avg $1,700


Avg Sq. Ft. in Douglas: 1,739 / County Avg 2,002


Avg Price per/sqft in Douglas:$171 / County Avg $219


Avg Walkscore in Douglas: 41 / County Avg 27


Avg Year Built in Douglas: 1958 / County Avg 1983


Avg Days on Website in Douglas: 164 / County Avg 143


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