Chino Valley AZ

Nestled comfortably in the mountains of central Arizona, 15 miles north of Prescott, Chino Valley AZ is the site of the first Territorial Capital of Arizona. The capital moved to Prescott in 1864, then to Phoenix in 1912. “Chino” is the Spanish name for the abundant curly grama grass growing in the area. Chino Valley has a mild climate with over 300 days of sunshine a year.  In the summer bountiful vegetable gardens with corn, squash, and beans flourish. Summer’s harvest is celebrated at the annual corn dinner and dance held each Labor Day.

City Information

Population 10,943
589 people per square mile
Median Age 45
Median Income $42,071
COLI 91.5 U.S. Avg. 100
Elevation 4,707ft
Annual Sunshine
278 sunny days a year
Annual Rainfall
47 rainy days a year
Avg Annual Temp
High 72°
Low 40°
High 73°
Low 41°
High 90°
Low 59°
High 71°
Low 39°
High 54°
Low 25°
Temps in °F - For more info visit U.S. Climate Data

Our Communities in Chino Valley

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Bright Star: 34.757069, -112.419632
Mollie Rae: 34.744566, -112.477834
Highlands Ranch: 34.752276, -112.442134

Chino Valley was the first Territorial Capital of Arizona until it was moved to Prescott in 1864.