Prescott, Arizona is home to much of the United State’s early history. From early explorers and miners to the Yavapai Native Americans.

 

Early Explorers

Prescott is full of old west history. Home of “Whiskey Row” where early legends such as Doc Holiday and Wyatt Earp spent much of their time.

 

Yavapai

Home of the Yavapai Native American tribe. Much of the Yavapai history lies in the hills of Prescott. Located right here in the Enchanted Canyon development are some of the most treasured petroglyphs and American Indian remains.

 

Early Entrepreneurs

Early entrepreneurs were everywhere in Prescott from the late 1800’s to the present. They developed many mercantile companies, railroads, hotels and other businesses that were some of the largest in the country. Prescott is now named one of the top 3 cities to start a new business.

Other Notable Rankings

• One of the 9 best places to live where you can still get a good deal on a home – Bottom Line Retirement Magazine
• One of the top 5 places to retire, MONEY Magazine
• One of a dozen distinctive destinations – National Trust for Historic Preservation
• A top 10 true western town – True West Magazine
• In the top 20 medium community hospitals – Solucient
• 3rd in the US Metro Markets for job growth and economic vitality – INC Magazine
• 3rd best metro for job creation – Mike Milken Institutes
• An emerging art town – Southwest Art Magazine
• One of 100 best communities for young people – America’s Promise
• Top “Green” Arizona City – Sterling’s Best Places