Does Buckeye's name have anything to do with Ohio?


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Buckeye, Arizona was founded in 1888. But it wasn't always called Buckeye. So how did it get that name? And does it have anything to do with Ohio?

This week's episode of Valley 101, a podcast from the Arizona Republic and, dives into those questions

Guiding us through the journey are:

  • Jackie Meck, the soon-to-be former mayor of Buckeye.
  • Deanna Kupcik, president and CEO of Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce.
  • Levi Beard, former Vice Mayor and owner of Absolute Screen Printing in Buckeye.

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