Buckeye is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States and is the westernmost suburb in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The population of the town as of Census 2010 was 50,876, a 678% increase from the 2000 population of 6,537.
Downtown Buckeye is located approximately 30 miles (48 km) west of Phoenix, Arizona and 350 miles (560 km) east of Los Angeles, California.
According to the Town of Buckeye Development Services Department, the Municipal Planning Area (MPA) is 591 square miles (1,530 km2). Approximately 400 square miles (1,000 km2) has been annexed into the town limits.