Visit Parker Arizona
Parker Arizona is a town that is located in the county seat of La Paz county Arizona. Founded in 1908, the town was named for Ely Parker, the first Native American commissioner for the U.S. government. The original town site of Parker was surveyed and laid out in 1909 by a railroad location engineer by the name of Earl. H. Parker. However, the town's name and origin began when a post office was established January 6, 1871, on the Colorado River Indian reservation to serve the Indian agency.
Parker has an arid climate classification, which is characterized by extremely hot summers and warm
winters. Wintertime highs in Parker make it a huge attraction to snow birds from around the world. Some passing through to Quartzite and even further south to Yuma. The snow birds enjoy a paradise with temperatures rarily reaching the low 50's. On the contrary the highs in the summer time can reach close to 110 degrees or higher driving the snow birds back north around the end of april. Summer time is for boat enthusiasts and more.