About Prescott Valley
Located in the central part of the state of Arizona, Prescott Valley,AZ is filled with rich history and artifacts that date back as far as 14,000 years ago. Early settlers and rulers of the land include the Patayan people, the Fain Family, and Thomas Gibson Barlow-Massicks. Each of these settlers along with others, played key roles in the development and success of the land during the reign of its existence, which includes ranching and gold mining. National monuments and landmarks were also established from such settlers, that impacted the existence of the land greatly, including Fain Park and Glassford Hill.
As of 1978, the Valley of Prescott was incorporated as its own town by a majority vote from the locals. Prescott Valley is in whole a part of Yavapai county. The population of the town is just above 31,000 people as of 2006 U.S. Census reports. The town of Prescott has two time zones, including 86312 and 86314 with one area code that is 928. The time zone in this small town relies on Mountain Standard Time. The town covers about 31 square feet of land with none of it contributing to any water, and sits at nearly a mile above sea level, making for moderate yet dry temperatures year around. To get to Prescott Valley, one has to travel along route 89, 89A and/or route 69, by way of two interstates including interstate 70 and interstate 40.
There are many places and things to see in Prescott Valley. A good place to start for a full directory includes the Prescott Valley,AZ yellow pages and/or a Prescott Valley,AZ business directory. Here, one would find places like the Prescott National Park, which is filled with many amenities for fun-filled action for thee whole family. The home of the Arizona Sundogs hockey team is also located in Prescott Valley. Very conservative and quiet is the city of Prescott Valley and the cost of living is very relative to income. The small population and simplified traditions make Prescott Valley,AZ a great place for visitors and even retirees as the city has become known for housing many people coming into retirement.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan