makes the Town of
Prescott Valley one of the fastest growing towns in the United
States? A spectacular natural landscape, outdoor recreation, art,
culture and history are a perfect complement to affordable new
housing, a safe and peaceful family community and promising
business opportunities. Take your pick... Prescott Valley offers
something for everyone!
In the mid 1960s, Prescott
Valley Incorporated, a real-estate company from Phoenix, purchased
land from the Fain family in an area 10 miles east of Prescott
known as Lonesome Valley. In 1966, representatives from Prescott
Valley Inc. began traveling to the Midwest to sell home lots to
people who craved sunshine, mild weather, and magnificent scenery.
Fast-forward to 1978, when more than 1,500 residents were living
in the unincorporated area now known as Prescott Valley. In 1978,
the voters of Prescott Valley voted overwhelmingly for
incorporation as a town.
In the intervening years,
Prescott Valley has grown into one of the most progressive and
attractive communities in Arizona to live and work. The Prescott
Valley lifestyle is for someone who enjoys a more relaxed pace of
life but also wants the excitement of being part of an evolving
Valley wildlife that occupies our desert grasslands is among the
area's treasures. The valley is surrounded by the Prescott
National Forest, which includes the Bradshaw Mountains to the
south and Mingus Mountains to the north. The nearby forest is home
to several threatened or endangered plant and animal species
including the bald eagle, Gila monster, and the Arizona cliffrose.
Herds of pronghorn roam the open meadows surrounding Prescott
Valley, accompanied by jackrabbits, cottontails, and occasionally
Information courtesy of
Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce
Learn more about our natural
environment, town history, arts and education and other elements
that define the Prescott Valley lifestyle in these links.
Town of Prescott Valley
Prescott Valley Profile
Prescott Valley Map