Florence, established is 1866, is located 60 miles Southeast of Phoenix in Pinal County. Formerly known as a rowdy Western Town, Florence has evolved into a small town of modern conveniences and new home communities. Florence is rich in history with 25 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Although smaller than neighboring Phoenix cities, Florence attracts notable attractions. The natural desert and preserved Main Street of Florence were the setting for the Major Motion Picture, "Murphy's Romance" and Florence is home to the annual Country Thunder Music Festival.