Prescott AZ



People are drawn to Prescott not only by its surroundings, but also by its small town atmosphere. downtown_prescott_2“Everybody’s Hometown” is an easygoing place where making friends comes naturally. The friendly atmosphere demonstrates the legacy of its pioneer past, when words were few and actions mattered.

Prescottonians cherish their history. With a population of about 40,000 there are 637 buildings and more than 60 objects in Prescott listed in the National Register of Historic Places, more than any other community its size in Arizona.

With its quality of life, near perfect four-season climate and small-town atmosphere, Prescott is a highly desirable place to live and work. Residents enjoy the benefits of small-town living while taking advantage of many positive amenities of large metropolitan areas. Very low crime rates, easy commuting a full range of house types and prices, excellent air quality and a variety of recreational choices all combine to create a low-stress lifestyle.

Yavapai County is the second fastest growing county in Arizona. The City of Prescott is the largest urban area within the county. The city’s growth has been a steady 4 percent per year for the past decade and is expected to continue at that rate. More than 100,000 people reside within the tri-city area, which includes Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley. The majority of these residents live within a 10-mile radius of downtown Prescott.

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